Franklin: Tennessees Handsomest Town, a Bicentennial History, 1799-1999 James A. Crutchfield

ISBN: 9781577361473

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Franklin: Tennessees Handsomest Town, a Bicentennial History, 1799-1999  by  James A. Crutchfield

Franklin: Tennessees Handsomest Town, a Bicentennial History, 1799-1999 by James A. Crutchfield
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To encourage industry and promote city expansion in the 1920s, the Franklin Kiwanis Club proclaimed its city Tennessees Handsomest Town. As this fashionable moniker suggests, the city of Franklin, Tennessee, was and still is justifiably proud ofMoreTo encourage industry and promote city expansion in the 1920s, the Franklin Kiwanis Club proclaimed its city Tennessees Handsomest Town. As this fashionable moniker suggests, the city of Franklin, Tennessee, was and still is justifiably proud of its award-winning Main Street, picturesque rolling hills, and stately antebellum mansions.

But the real history of Franklin and its people encompasses much more. Prehistoric mastodon hunters. Native American villages. Civil War battles. Floods. Urban sprawl. Political squabbles. Industrialization. And historic preservation.



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