Franklin, a city in Williamson County, Tennessee is located south of Nashville and is a principal city of Nashville. Ranked the 7th largest city in Tennessee, its population has grown by fivefold since the 1980s.
Franklin is said to be rooted in Americana, which is a concept that is hard to define. The roots of music run deep in Franklin with bluesy sounds that touch the soul. In Franklin, the roots of history are deep with a promise to share, remember, and always return to the things that make America great. The roots of culture also run deep in Franklin with a character that is all its own and evident in its inspired music, eclectic shops, and aromatic food. The Main Street in Franklin has won the hearts of millions with its sophisticated and genuine charm.
Interesting places to visit in Franklin include:
The Battle of Franklin Trust
The last great battle of the American Civil War took place here when Franklin was placed in the path of two armies by fate and circumstance on November 30th, 1864. Carnton and the Carter House make up the Trust and tell the story of the Battle of Franklin on that fateful day in 1864.
Leiper’s Fork Distillery
The distillery brings back the lost history and art of whiskey making and they have made a pledge to their forefathers to put their heart and soul into the making of every drop of whiskey they produce at Leiper’s Fork Distillery.
A country wine experience set in the rolling, picturesque countryside with wine tastings featuring award-winning wines, and live music on weekends.
Other places to visit are the Franklin Theatre, The Gentry Farm, Leiper’s Fork Country Market, and the interesting shops and restaurants on the Main Road. Take part in the Extreme Escape Games held at Cool Springs where team members unlock clues to escape themed rooms. It’s a fun-filled experience for a group of friends or a family outing.