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While you're in the area visiting the Smithsonian Exhibit, please check out some other attractions:

Other Area Attractions

Restaurants in Cowan

  • Sernicola's - Italian food, with soup & salad bar plus hot lunch buffet Monday through Friday. 108 S. Tennessee Avenue, 962-3380.
  • Fiesta Grill - Mexican Restaurant; most lunch items under $7. Open seven days.  226 S. Tennessee Avenue, (931) 962-9939
  • Corner House - Turn back the clock to an era of pleasant dining in our Victorian teahouse.  We offer a seasonal menu of luncheon entrees.  Our breads are freshly baked and our desserts are nothing less than "rich and famous."  Luncheon served: Monday-Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm; 401 East Cumberland Street, (931) 967-3910
  • Brown's Pool Room -  The kitchen serves up a full menu of party-time favorites: burgers, pizza, wings, and plenty more!  203 N. Sycamore, (931) 967-7634. Must be 21 to enter.
  • Miss Gracie's Restaurant - Country cooking with daily specials.  204 Cumberland St East, 931-308-4745

Stores in Cowan

  • Artisan Depot - Paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, wood, and other works by members of Franklin County Arts Guild.  We also sell retail art supplies.  201 E. Cumberland, (931) 636-0169 or (931) 967-7294.
  • Castle's Dollar Store -  A little of everything from A to Z and soup to nuts.  Also carries staples like bread, milk and eggs, and a small supply of canned foods.
  • Cowan Artisan - Featuring period furniture reproductions hand made by Tom Cowan, especially pieces from early Tennessee origin and other important historical collections.  114 E. Cumberland Street.  Click here to e-mail Tom or call 931-308-9622. 
  • Simpler Times - A unique gift shop specializing in handmade crafts, antiques, collectibles, and old-fashioned toys.  (931) 703-3570.  112 S. Tennessee Avenue. 
The Way We Worked has been made possible in Cowan,TN by Humanities Tennessee. The Way We Worked, an exhibition created by the National Archives, is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide.
Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.

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