A great bookstore in Franklin, Tennessee. Over 60,000 new and hard to find rare books including over 1500 signed first editions. Maps, prints, post cards and ephemera. Located on East Main Street near 1st Avenue, a few blocks from the town square. We have a children’s reading room in the rear of the first floor. Open 7 days a week 10 am – 5 pm. Built in 1826, this building is known as The Old Factory Store and has had visitors such as Andrew Jackson and Davy Crockett. Call the Franklin Bookstore at 615-791-6400 for more on great hard to find books.

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About us

A local family owned rare bookstore. Come by and help us find the books of your dreams. You never know who you will run into at Landmark Booksellers!



We are just a few blocks off the main square in Franklin: 114 East Main Street near Puckett's Boathouse Restaurant. We are open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. (615) 791-6400


Book Signings

Author Jack Hurst discusses his historical book about two fascinating American Civil War Generals. One form the North and one from the South. They both for forged in similar ways, unlike their peers.

29th Jun 2015
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Entertaining Views

Entertaining Views from Cincinnati  James M. Cain: The Cocktail Waitress; Robert Benton: The Late Show A perplexing, somewhat dated  late career novel and a small, understated gem   While browsing...

30th Apr 2015

Harpeth Square

Harpeth Square Update The developers and designers of the proposed Harpeth Square unveiled a colorful, detailed set of new renderings of the $80 million mixed-use project —which is slated to...

25th Apr 2015
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Main Street Festival

Main Street Festival this Weekend in Franklin Don’t miss the festival and authors Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 11-5.

22nd Apr 2015

Docking Station

Donation Docking Station in Landmark Booksellers “The group raised about $4,000 for 10 iPads and docking stations, several of which have already been installed at the Carter House, Carnton Plantation,...

22nd Apr 2015

Sanctuary of Southern Lit

Eidé Magazine & Southern Lit This is a great article on LMBS written by JR Sullivan for Eidé – very hip magazine based in Atlanta. ‘Sanctuary of Southern Lit’ it truely is!  “Nothing against...

04th Mar 2015

Sizzle Awards

Franklin Sizzle Awards Vote on your favorite Franklin merchants.  Presented by JLB, FranklinIS, Southern Exposure Magazineand the Williamson Herald.  The winners will be announced in the Williamson Herald and FranklinIS in March,...

21st Feb 2015
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The Possum

The Possum Reading Lamp This lamp was previously owned by George Jones and resides at Landmark Booksellers.

21st Feb 2015
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Flowerpot Press Event

Book signing with GREG POPE Every parent and grandparent will love this gorgeous childrens picture book and CD, made by a dad (country music recording artist Greg Pope) for his...

22nd Jan 2015
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Old Factory Store Renovation

Old Factory Store Renovation in 1972 This circa 1825* building, the “Old Factory Store”, is located in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. For many years, in its later life, the building housed Dotson’s Restaurant...

18th Dec 2014

Best Bookstore

10BEST Says Bookstores: In picturesque downtown Franklin, Landmark Booksellers is the home of new and rare books. Featuring ver 60,000 new and rare books including over 1500 signed first editions,...