Built in 1826, historic Carnton Plantation is most famous for its role as a field hospital during and after the 1864 Battle of Franklin.
August 11, 2019
Beautiful, historic plantation that is also a peaceful place to walk.
July 26, 2018
Okay, Carnton is a little off the beaten path when you're staying in east Nashville, but I'm here to say that for Civil War and any kind of history buffs, this is the place to go. Scene of the beginning of the horrific Battle of Franklin (Nov 28 1864). House served as field hospital. Faded blood…
May 19, 2018
Site of Battle of Franklin during Civil War
Sandra & Tim
November 10, 2017
If you're interested in Civil War history, this is a must see. Situated just north of downtown Franklin, it was at the heart of the Battle of Franklin.
October 29, 2017
Famous Southern Plantation. Used as a military hospital in Civil War.
“The Carter House State Historic Site is a historic house at 1140 Columbia Avenue in Franklin, Tennessee. In that house, the Carter family hid in the basement waiting for the second Battle of Franklin to end. Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9:00-5:00 Sunday: 11:00-5:00”
“The Franklin Farmers Market is a true Tennessee farmers market. From produce, fruit and dairy to baked goods and meats, you’ll find delicious fresh food at the Franklin Farmers Market. And because it’s all from local farms, the variety of goods increases and changes each week through the seasons. Market Hours: Saturdays 8am to 12noon ”