The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County
The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the historic resources in Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee.
Among our programs is the Downtown Franklin Association (DFA), an organization that promotes and revitalizes the 150 unique places to explore in our historic core. Today, downtown Franklin is an oasis of Southern hospitality housed in a 16-block National Register district of antique shops, gift and book stores, restaurants, art galleries, boutiques, lovingly restored homes and more. It boasts an award-winning Main Street, a stunning collection of more than 150 buildings on the National Register and a host of “Best of“ accolades.
Together, the Heritage Foundation and the DFA have helped create one of the nation’s most successful Main Street stories, and kept Williamson County from becoming “Anywhere USA.”