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Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Drive-Time”

1950-2000

 
 
"Drive-Time" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. "Drive-Time" Marker
Inscription.
The road to prosperity is lined with signs announcing a boom in manufacturing. Franklin's half century of success in recruiting good-wage factory jobs has mom and dad punching the clock and more people eating out.
 
Erected 2013 by the Kentucky Department of Highways.
 
Location. 36° 40.049′ N, 86° 33.443′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker is on Steele Road 0.1 miles south of Nashville Road (U.S. 31W), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 81 Steele Road, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "School Days, School Days" (here, next to this marker); "Riding into The Sunset" (here, next to this marker); "Mule Day Afternoon" (here, next to this marker); "High Noon for a New Century" (a few steps from this marker); "Bringing in the Sheaves" (a few steps from this marker); "Frontier Portraits" (a few steps from this marker); "War Clouds" (a few steps from this marker); "Duel at Sunrise" (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  The Simpson County Murals. (Submitted on May 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
"Drive-Time" Mural image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. "Drive-Time" Mural
The mural was painted by local school teacher Carolyn Lanham.

 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Simpson County, Kentucky Murals image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. The Simpson County, Kentucky Murals
Wide shot of murals behind Simpson County Tourism Office. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
4. Wide shot of murals behind Simpson County Tourism Office.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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