The Franklin House was also known as the Franklin Hotel, a structural staple in Richmond for around a century. The 100-room building was given such accolades as Richmond’s “largest boarding house” and “best furnished boarding house.
The landscape in Southwestern Virginia flourished in the 1880s. The thriving mining industry meant towns and cities developed faster across the state’s mountainous region than elsewhere.
American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku Klux Klan. It brings a welcome sense of divine justice to discover situations where their nefarious activities were turned upon them.
This notable structure was once the hub of technology and architecture. The gorgeous detail to the exterior made it one of the most amazing structures in Bristol, VA and Bristol, TN.