The Franklin Tour APP is available for the iPad.
Click on the icon above to access the iTunes Store to download this FREE app.
Explore the History of Franklin with Free iPad App, Six Walking Tours; The WCCVB's Visitor Center Offers Loaner iPads to Visitors!
The Franklin Tour app offers visitors a fun, interactive way to discover the history, architecture and stories that make up Franklin's Great American Main Street experience.The app is a map-based, GPS-enabled walking tour with a real-time "you are here"feature. App users can walk any or all of the six different tours or simply download the app from anywhere in the world to enjoy the same tours in the privacy of home. This feature allows users to experience the tour from the comfort of a coffee shop or local deli in the event ofinclement weather. The stories and photos will come to life on the iPad.
The Franklin Tour includes more than 260 images, many of which are historic photos of sites on tour. The app features six tours:
Great American Main Street
Art & Antiques
Haunts & Headstones
Historic Homes of Hincheyville
Battle of Franklin
Margin to Main
Each loop is outlined in a different color on the map. A column of informational "badges" on the left side of the screen features community information from various downtown and preservation organizations.