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10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

Still shot (above) from The Human Mill 8. The Biggest Blockbuster That Never Happened Filmed In Franklin In 1906, a Nashville historian and novelist named John...
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10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

7. Franklin's Current Shape Came from a Battle with Brentwood  In the 1960s, plans were announced for the building of Interstate 65, cutting straight through Franklin....
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10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

4. Honky Tonks Used to Cover Franklin Road Sure, Cool Springs and downtown Franklin are the places to go for Friday night drinks in Williamson...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

3. Franklin's Famous Flour Factory Today you might just know them as those ugly gray things at the end of Main Street. But the grain...
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10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

2. Franklin's First Food Truck Rolled Into Town in the '20s Food Trucks might seem like a strictly modern innovation. In fact, the city of...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

6. Franklin was a Distiller's Paradise The area around Williamson has always been known for its private stills. That seems to be a given in any...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

10. The Interurban was Franklin's First and Still Only Public Way to Nashville  Before I-65 made getting to Nashville a 30-minute drive from Franklin, the...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

5. The First Woman Sentenced to the Electric Chair Franklin holds the dubious distinction of the home of the first woman sentenced to die by...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

Above: Allen Nevils Crutcher, a black store-owner in Franklin since his 1863 emancipation, tried to quell tempers during the 1867 race riot 9. Race Riot after...

10 Facts About Franklin You Might Not Know

Franklin is full of history. Even if you've lived here your whole life, you may not know these 10 interesting facts. 1. Franklin was almost...