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    I love visiting the small towns when we are in an area. They have so much history and fewer people so you can really enjoy it. I really enjoyed visiting historic downtown Franklin TN when we were in Nashville.

    Just outside Nashville, Tennessee is small downtown Franklin Tennessee. The downtown is an experience on its own from shops to entertainment. #tennessee #Franklin #Nashville #ourroaminghearts | Franklin Tennessee | Nashville | Travel Tennessee | Things to do in Tennessee

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    After we visited the Carter House we drove to downtown Franklin and walked around. The tour at the Carter House talks about the battle in town so you hear a lot of about the historic downtown.

    When you see those quint little downtowns on TV shows and movies, this is what you see! Downtown Franklin is just like stepping into one of those shows.

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN

    They have an old theater that is still in use. These are my favorite kind to visit!

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    I love Halloween and the stores were already bringing out their Halloween stuff at the end of September. So, of course, I had to check out all the storefronts!

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    I fell in love with this horseshoe cross! It was too heavy for the RV so I had to pass, it’s still a learning curve on not buying what I fall in love with. When we buy a house and settle down again, we will be back to this shop they had some great items.

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    Another thing that caught my eye was the old Gary’s RX sign. It was so well preserved!

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    Up and down both sides of the street there were bricks with names on them.

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    Walking down the street you come to this circle and statue. One of many memorials around town.

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    There were 4 cannons on either side of the statue. The kids loved them.

    Historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee

    This statue is a memorial for those lost in the Civil War.

    We had lunch at the Mellow Mushroom in Franklin TN. The Pizza was really good and kiddo number 4 had pizza for the first time!

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN

    After lunch, we walked back up the other side of the street. We stopped at the candy store and of course had to pick up some fudge, Mommy’s weakness!

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN

    The kids each got a chocolate covered cookie.

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN

    This beautiful old church is also on the downtown street. The old bricks and stain glass windows are beautiful!

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN

    Coming into downtown from The Carter house you pass another memorial with Flags and cannons as well.

    Historic Downtown Franklin TN
    The Carter House heading out of downtown.

    Parking is fairly easy to find and there was great live music and entertainment on the weekend we went. This would be a great way to take in some nice weather in Historic Downtown Franklin TN!

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