New Franklin Inn owner plans to keep Richmond restaurant a 'neighborhood watering hole'

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Posted at 7:14 AM, Nov 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-01 07:14:56-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Franklin Inn has changed hands for the second time in less than 10 years.

The restaurant at 800 Cleveland St. in the Museum District was sold last week to Thomas Jenkins for an undisclosed amount.

Jenkins, a Hampton native who’s lived in Richmond for the last 35 years, said he’s leaving a career in the trucking and transportation industry, and that The Franklin Inn is the first restaurant he’s owned.

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