1st Annual Summer Educator Institute

The Franklin Theatre 419 Main Street, Franklin

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County is proud to offer its Summer Educator Institute, an immersive, experiential professional development program, designed to provide social studies teachers an opportunity to engage with scholars in research, critical analysis, and study at the Heritage Foundation. This year, our Summer Educator Institute Finding Freedom, Building Community gives participating educators: […]

Warwick Lecture Series – July 2021

The Franklin Theatre 419 Main Street, Franklin

Step back in time with Williamson County Historian, Rick Warwick, in this exclusive presentation, "Faces of Our Past." Consisting of 75 images featuring recognizable historic figures of Williamson County’s past including Abram Maury, Gov. Newton Cannon and Matthew Fontaine Maury – along with 50 additional portraits showcasing some of Rick’s favorite people – This presentation will […]


37th Annual Main Street Festival 2021

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN’s Main Street Festival is a highly-anticipated, annual tradition held in the historic downtown of Franklin, Tennessee. Consistently listed among the top 20 events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, Main Street Festival will be celebrating its 37th anniversary in 2021 and is expected to attract 85,000+ visitors. […]

2021 Preservation Symposium & Awards

Williamson County Enrichment Center 110 Everbright Avenue, Franklin

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s annual preservation symposium brings nationally known speakers to discuss the values and future of historic preservation. Our fourth annual preservation symposium, Revitalizing Preservation: See History, See Potential, will bring together preservation organizations, community leaders, residents, museum professionals, educators, students, architects and developers to explore revitalizing preservation. Attendees will discover […]

The 48th Annual Heritage Ball

Eastern Flank Battlefield Park 1368 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin

The Heritage Ball is the longest running black-tie affair in Williamson County. Approximately 800 guests will gather at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 support and celebrate the work of the Heritage Foundation and to raise funds for future preservation projects. The Ball serves as the greatest single fundraising initiative for the […]