Belvidere
Fun Things To See and Do...

Falls Mill
134 Falls Mill Rd
Belvidere, 37306
931-469-7161
www.fallsmill.com

Nestled in a lush green cove along the banks of beautiful Factory Creek stands historic Falls Mill. Built in 1873 as a cotton and woolen factory, the mill was later converted for use as a cotton gin, then as a wood working shop and grist mill. Today the mill houses the Museum of Power and Industry, Inc. and the 32 foot waterwheel still powers machinery on four levels of the building. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Mill is open to the public for tours each day except Wednesdays. Various products can be purchased during open hours. Mail order services available. Overnight lodging in a log cabin bed and breakfast is available on the property.
   

Overnight Accommodations

Falls Mill
134 Falls Mill Rd
Belvidere, 37306
931-469-7161
www.fallsmill.com
Guests who would like to stay overnight may call to reserve this cozy 1895 log cabin, fully furnished with all the comforts of home. The first floor has a queen size sleeper sofa, wood burning fireplace, and satellite TV with DVD player. The decor features pine floors, glider rockers and handmade quilts on the beds. Smoking and pets are not permitted in the cabin. The second floor loft has a queen bed, a single bed, and the bathroom with a small shower. Advance reservations are required.
   

Cowan
Fun Things To See and Do...

Cowan Railroad Museum
108 Front St
Cowan, 37318
931-967-3078
www.cowanrailroadmuseum.org

The Cowan Railroad Museum represents the railroad that has been an integral part of the city since 1849 when construction began on boring a railroad tunnel through the mountain two miles southeast of town. The museum features relics and static displays representing the railroad and the coal mining, timber and other important industries that operated in the area. The museum grounds feature two historic locomotives, three pieces of rolling stock (including a wooden bay window caboose), and two railroad motorcars. The museum is open May through October. Other times can be arranged. Check website or call for specific times. Admission is free with donations gladly accepted.

   

Overnight Accommodations

Franklin-Pearson House
108 E Cumberland St
Cowan, 37318
931-962-3223
www.franklinpearson.com


The Franklin-Pearson House is a bed and breakfast inn located in the former railroad hotel in historic Cowan, Tennessee. Our comfortable and attractive facility features modern conveniences, such as private bathrooms, cable television, in-room telephone service, and wireless internet (available in lobby). A home-style breakfast is included with our standard room rates and is served in our beautiful lobby.

Services

Visitcowan.com
Cowan Commercial Club

101 E Cumberland St
Cowan, 37318
931-308-8954
www.visitcowan.com
The www.VisitCowan.com website and the Cowan Clipboard e-mail calendar and newsletter are a local resource for news, events, activities and attractions in Cowan and the surrounding area. Both are owned and operated by the Cowan Commercial Club, one of Tennessee’s oldest civic organizations.
   

Estill Springs
Attractions

Montana Drive-In
10251 Tullahoma Hwy
Estill Springs, 37330
931-649-3454
www.montanadrivein.com
The Montana Drive-In opened in 2004 with the purpose of offering a new kind of nostalgic entertainment for the family - outdoor movies with expanded concessions. You will enjoy watching a movie under the stars at the three-screen drive in in Estill Springs.
   

 Winchester
Fun Things To See and Do...

Kiwanis Club of
Franklin County

P. O. Box 461
Winchester, 37398
931-308-8010
www.franklincounty.com
www.highonthehogfestival.com

This organization serves as the host to the “High on the Hog” BBQ Festival which is a sanctioned competition and held annually. Also, during the summer season, you can enjoy several weekend festivals known as “Music bythe Lake.” These are activities in the area that you will not want to miss! A fun time at every event.
   
Old Jail Museum
400 Dinah Shore Blvd
Winchester, 37398
931-967-0524
Located approximately 2 blocks from the Winchester Town Square. One of Winchester’s oldest buildings that dates back to 1897. This facility functioned as a working jail for 75 years housing prisoners as well as serving as the home of elected sheriffs and their families. In 1973 the facility opened as the Old Jail Museum. All of the jail cells remain intact. Call for schedule.
   
Oldham Theatre
115 1st Ave NE
Winchester, 37398
931-967-2516
www.oldhamtheatre.com
The smell of fresh popcorn will draw you into this historic theatre with two screens. Renovations have preserved the venue’s vintage look. See a first run movie in the grandeur of the 1950s.

 

Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, 37398
931-962-1183
tnstateparks.com/parks/about/tims-ford

Off of State Hwy 50, located on the Tims Ford Reservoir in the rolling hills of Southern Middle Tennessee, is an outstanding recreational area and fishing paradise. The park features a challenging 18-hole Jack Nicholas designed Bear Trace signature golf course.

 

Overnight Accommodations 

Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester 37398
931-962-1183
tnstateparks.com/parks/cabins/tims-ford

Overlooking Tims Ford Lake, 20 cabins are available for overnight lodging. Two campgrounds are located at the park. A great scenic view.

   

Services 

Century 21 -
Mid-State Realty, LLC

1810 Sharp Springs Rd
Winchester, 37398
931-967-4321
century21midstate.com
In Franklin, Coffee, Grundy, Marion, and Moore Counties in Tennessee, we specialize in lakefront homes, lake view homes, bluff view homes, new construction, large land tracts and lots. We invite you to check out the available inventory on our website. Other offices are located in Monteagle and Tullahoma. For more information contact pampeck@century21.com.
   

City of Winchester
7 South High St
Winchester, 37398
931-967-2532
www.winchester-tn.com

   
T J’s Liquors & Wine
709 David Crockett Hwy — Hwy 64 West
Winchester, 37398
931-967-9188
Featuring a full line of Tennessee liquors and Jack Daniel, George Dickel and Prichard’s distilleries with low prices and the largest selection in the area. Accepting all major credit cards. Open Monday- Saturday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m
 
Winchester Downtown Program Corporation
100 1st Ave SW, Suite 202B
Winchester, 37398
931-962-3393
www.winchesterdowntown.com
The Winchester Downtown Program Corporation is a non-profit corporation whose sole purpose is the recruitment and retention of an optimal mix of small businesses in the Winchester downtown district, so as to support the City of Winchester, the surrounding municipalities and Franklin County as a whole. The corporation’s focus is on business recruitment, events and promotion, downtown design, maintenance, and current business development.

Franklin County, created in 1807 from Rutherford County and Indian lands was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790), American printer, diplomat, author, philosopher, scientist, statesman and member of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence.



Cowan, Tennessee, nestled in the foothills of the Cumberlands, is the junction where history meets beautiful scenery and cultural attractions.

Tennessee Backroads Heritage
P. O. Box 52, Tullahoma, TN 37388 - 931-454-9446 - 800-799-6131