Visitor Center Offers Free Wi-Fi

Jun 30, 2010, 06:00 ET from Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

195 Year Old Building Gets High Tech Addition

FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just one day prior to the launch of free Wi-Fi at Starbucks Coffee shops around the world, the Williamson County Visitor Center in downtown Franklin rolls out public wireless Internet access. Visitors stopping by the historic building on East Main Street will be able to access the free "VisitFranklin" network.

The Visitor Center, operated by the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau, is located in the historic McPhail building at 203 East Main Street. Built in 1815, Dr. McPhail's former office is a cozy 12 by 14 feet wide. The Visitor Center welcomes more than 15,000 visitors to Williamson County each year. Recent updates to the interior include new paint and refinished wood floors as well as a signature portrait of Dr. McPhail. Along with the Wi-Fi addition, visitors can expect to find friendly, knowledgeable staff on hand along with a fully stocked brochure rack of information on Franklin and Williamson County. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week.

"We are always looking for ways to enhance the visitor experience," remarked Laura Musgrave, Williamson County Visitor Center Manager. "Visitors already enjoy the personal attention they receive when they enter our quaint little office. Free Wi-Fi is just one more way we can let our guests know that we are glad they are here."

The Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) is the official destination marketing organization for Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee, a few miles south of Nashville. The WCCVB promotes the Williamson County area, Franklin and its historic assets including the "Great American Main Street" experience to visitors from across the state, the U.S. and worldwide. The WCCVB can be reached by phone 615.791.7554, fax 615.550.2707, toll free 866.253.9207, online or by mail 108 4th Avenue South, Suite 203, Franklin, TN, 37064

SOURCE Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau