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Franklin Civil War Tour from Nashville
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On this Music City tour, youíll travel to three fascinating locations that highlight one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Tour a pair of homes where the fighting took place, as well as a plantation that served as a Confederate Field Hospital. Youíll also have an opportunity to tour the historic town of Franklin. While there, you can check out the local shops, enjoy lunch, and learn more about Franklinís charming history.

Your Battle of Franklin tour begins with a visit to two local homes that were ravaged by fighting during the Civil War. Youíll visit the Carter House and the Lotz House, where youíll hear plenty of details about the gruesome battles that left their mark on these beautiful Franklin homes. Positioned across the street from each other, these two locations saw a continuous 17 hours of fighting that killed more than 10,000 Americans. Both the Carter House and the Lotz House still bear the scars of battle, as evidenced by bullet and cannonball holes that are visible today. While visiting the Lotz House, tour one of the finest collections of Victorian period furniture in the world. After seeing these two homes on your Civil War tour, youíll be taken down the road to the Carnton Plantation, which served as a Confederate Field Hospital after the Battle of Franklin. This site is home to the largest private Confederate Cemetery in the United States. Aside from these three locations, youíll also have a chance to tour the quaint town of Franklin. Enjoy the numerous shops, have lunch on your own, and explore Franklinís rich past before departing.

This all-day Nashville tour will guide you through one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Civil War. Learn all about the Battle of Franklin as you travel to three unique locations that bring the regionís history to life.

Tour Size
Tour Type
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
7 Hours
Tour Departs From
Numerous Nashville area hotels. Please select a hotel above.
Activity Level
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing.
Vehicles are ADA compliant, however, you must notify the local representative prior to your arrival to inform if any member of your party requires a wheelchair accessible vehicle for your tour.

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