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Welcome to the Franklin-Pearson House!

The warmth and charm of Cowan, Tennessee's "Old Hotel" has been recreated for a new era of comfort and hospitality in this delightful small-town setting! This gleaming historic landmark is an 8-room bed and breakfast inn that was once a remarkable railroad hotel.

From our elegant main lobby to our glorious Cumberland Ballroom, the Franklin-Pearson House is simply in a class by itself. With tastefully fashioned guest rooms, various amenities, upstairs and downstairs sitting rooms, and a delightful morning breakfast, the Franklin-Pearson House provides some of the area's finest accommodations.

Our incomparable location in beautiful downtown Cowan is only steps away from fine dining, specialty shopping, Cowan's Railroad Museum, and is only 7 miles "down the mountain" from The University of the South at Sewanee. Our region also offers fishing, hiking, sightseeing, special events, and other opportunities to add to your itinerary.

Make a ReservationWhether you are a business traveler looking for "down home" hospitality or a back roads traveler looking for small town getaway, the Franklin-Pearson House is truly a fine place to stay!

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The Franklin-Pearson House - PO Box 593 - 108 E. Cumberland St. - Cowan, Tenn. 37318 - (931) 962-3223