Isaac Franklin Plantation

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Fairvue, U.S. Highway 31-E, Gallatin vicinity Sumner County, Tennessee.jpg
Fairvue in 1971
Nearest city Gallatin, Tennessee
Area 560 acres (230 ha)
Built 1832
NRHP Reference # 75002162[1]
Removed from NRHP April 04, 2005

Isaac Franklin Plantation, also known as Fairvue, is an antebellum plantation house in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Fairvue Plantation was built in 1832 by Isaac Franklin (1789-1846). Franklin retired to be a planter after a career as a partner in the largest slave-trading firm in the South prior to the Civil War.

Fairvue was named a National Historic Landmark in 1977. In 2005, its historic landmark status was withdrawn due to development that had damaged its historic integrity.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Withdrawal of Isaac Franklin Plantation