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Lotz House Museum
Historic Sites, History Museums
Carnton
Historic Sites, Speciality Museums, Battlefields
Carter House
Speciality Museums, Historic Sites, Battlefields
Winstead Hill Park
Historic Sites, Parks
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Lotz House Museum
#1 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
A historic site of the Franklin Battle, Home of the Lotz family, very knowledgeable guides and fascinating information.
Although most of the original battle sites have given way to modern commercialism, tour guides provide very authoritative histories of the battle and visitors can envision what it was like and how it happened beca...
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Carnton
#2 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
We greatly enjoyed our tour of Carnton House (given by Brad), as well our tour at the sister site, Carter House, where we also had a wonderful tour guide.
Enjoyed tour, excellent guide, gave opportunities to ask questions and shared lots of details about family history, battle sites, Civil War generals, soldiers, pointed out blood stains on floor and etc. Cost of to...
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Carter House
#3 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
We took Brad's tour of the house and battlefield and found it one of the most thoughtful and informative tours of a Civil War site.
I have taken battlefield tours at many Civil War and Revolutionary War sites and this was by far the best.
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McGavock Confederate Cemetery
#4 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Humbling site to see! Love that the McGavock family created a final resting place for the lives lost during the Battle of Franklin.
This is one of the most interesting civil war sites I have ever visited.
Downtown Franklin
#5 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
... old-fashioned storefronts it is a Norman Rockwell like downtown full of friendly people, interesting stores to browse, a variety of restaurants, a theater with movies and live productions, and historical sites.
Great, friendly people, Great shopping, and Great Sites to visit.
Leiper's Fork
#6 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Beyond Leiper's Fork the country road goes for miles along the bottom of the valley where you can see very old historic houses that have been declared historic sites, moonshiner's digs and even the occasional mans...
Lovely scenic views of farmlands and homes
Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge
#7 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
The architecture is amazing and the views are perfect year round!
It is a wonderful and scenic drive down Natchez Trace Parkway and the most unique view is the Arched Bridge.
Winstead Hill Park
#8 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Winstead Hill is near to several other Civil War museums and landmarks; Carter House, Confederate Cemetery, and the Carnton House.
excellent history lesson.. great view of Franklin, where the battle started.. good trail to walk also..
Gentry's Farm
#9 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
#10 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Fort Granger Park
#11 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
A great place to get a view above Franklin and a great place to picnic or go for a walk in a meadowed wood.
make no mistake, this is a GREAT Civil War site!
Pull-Tight Players Theatre
#12 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Carter Gin Assault Site Park
#13 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Noble Springs Dairy
#14 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin
Williamson County AgExpo Park
#15 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Franklin