The Franklin-Pearson House in Cowan Tennessee
The Franklin-Pearson House Cowan Tennessee Bed and Breakfast B&B Manor Inn Lodgings Accommodations


Host: L. Jarod Pearson

Bedrooms: 9

Address: 108 East Cumberland Street PO Box 593, Cowan, Tennessee 37318 USA

Telephone: 931-962-3223

Activities/Attractions: There's plenty to see and do when you stay at the Franklin-Pearson House! Our location in historic downtown Cowan is only steps away from specialty shopping and fine dining, and is only a short walk from the Cowan Railroad Museum.

The University of the South at Sewanee is only seven miles 'up the mountain', and other fine attractions are also nearby. Just a few miles beyond Cowan, there's plenty more to enjoy.

  • The University of the South at Sewanee offers year round cultural events
  • Sewanee Summer Music Festival
  • Advent Service of Lessons and Carols
  • Theatre and musical productions
  • local art galleries

You may also wish to visit the hiking trails and scenic overlooks in the immediate area.

  • Falls Mill in nearby Old Salem is an active grist mill with a 32-foot overshot water wheel. See all kinds of old mill equipment on display
  • Winchester offers a selection of specialty shops downtown, and is home to the Old Jail Museum
  • Tims Ford State Park with an extensive network of trails for walking and biking, a small marina, picnic areas, and a most appealing Bear Trace golf course
  • Lynchburg, Tennessee is home of the world-famous Jack Daniel's Distillery that offers year-round tours and other neat attractions

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Franklin-Pearson House

Franklin-Pearson House Living Room

Franklin-Pearson House Bedroom

Franklin-Pearson House Lobby

Franklin-Pearson House Lounge

General Information: Welcome to The Franklin-Pearson House ... a Bed and Breakfast Inn located inside a lovingly restored old railroad hotel in Cowan, Tennessee. Our two-story facility has 9 guest rooms, conference room, and upstairs and downstairs sitting rooms. From our elegant main lobby to our glorious Cumberland Ballroom, the Franklin-Pearson House is simply in a class by itself.

The Franklin-Pearson House provides some of the area's finest accommodations. All of our guest rooms feature private bath facilities, local telephone service, cable television, tasteful décor and most have restored original bath fixtures from the 'old hotel'.

  • tastefully fashioned guest rooms
  • various amenities
  • upstairs and downstairs sitting rooms
  • a delightful morning breakfast

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars)

$95-140/night

The price includes a delightful breakfast with hot and cold selections served in our beautiful downstairs lobby.


'Thank you for a very comfortable and restful two nights. The bed is very luxurious.'

'What wonderful feather beds, pillows and comforters! We love the southern hospitality!'

'Thank you for a wonderful memory of our stay at the Franklin-Pearson House. We felt totally pampered!'