Welcome

THE MOST UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
UNDER ONE ROOF

Established in late 1999, the owner’s vision for the Whistle Stop Depot was to create a place where visitors can see and touch history through the years. This vision has become the most unique shopping experience under one roof!

Whistle Stop Depot is located in the beautiful town of Franklin, a place that is rich with culture and heritage, and can be found on the southern side of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina.

B10 Farris
Hodge Podge
Consortium

We are an Arts and Craft co-op with a variety of artisans ranging from knitting, 18" doll clothes, quilts and wooden toys.

Kay's
Place

Dishes, vintage China, all types of crystal glassware and glasses. Vintage items, small antiques, and custom made small furniture pieces.

White Buffalo
General Store

We have curios, collectibles, vintage, bric a brac and antiques. It's a blast from the past and an abundance of good memories.

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Announcements

WHISTLE STOP SPECIALS
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4 weeks ago

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Fall is upon us! Looking for something to decorate, set the family table or just wanna spend the day browsing! Stop in and visit us at Whistle Stop Depot! ... See MoreSee Less

Fall is upon us! Looking for something to decorate, set the family table or just wanna spend the day browsing! Stop in and visit us at Whistle Stop Depot!

1 month ago

Whistle Stop Depot

Fall sales through out the mall! Come check them out from 20%-60% off. Just ask at the front counter or look for the signs. ... See MoreSee Less

Fall sales through out the mall! Come check them out from 20%-60% off. Just ask at the front counter or look for the signs.

Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce
Fall is HERE and if you're looking forward to the annual color show that happens every year like we are, let us know! Enjoy our preview of fall, while you daydream of immersing yourself in the colors of autumn.

Start planning your own "Autumn Escape" now by visiting our website www.visitfranklinnc.com
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Love Franklin, NC! A beautiful place!

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Whistle Stop Depot
145 River Rd
Franklin, NC 28734
828.349.1600