Welcome to historic Franklin and the unique communities of Williamson County, Tennessee located just 20 miles south of downtown Nashville where you will enjoy a Great American Main Street experience...
Carnton, home of Carrie and John McGavock, served as the largest Confederate field hospital following the Battle of Franklin, fought in 1864. Robert Hicks immortalized Carrie McGavock in his New York Times bestseller The Widow of the South. The McGavock Confederate Cemetery is on site, as well as fully restored garden and slave quarters. Value ticket includes admission to Carnton, The Carter House and Lotz House.
Museum on site.
Hours: Guided tours 9 am – 5 pm Mon – Sat; noon – 5 pm Sun. (Closed most major holidays)
Groups of 10 or more with reservations receive a discount. Credit cards accepted.
GROUPS: Recommend Carter House, Lotz House and McLemore House tours as add-ons. Carnton is an ideal event venue for tented, outdoor special events including parties and weddings and indoor events in the Fleming Center.
|"Battle Scarred" 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin Special Exhibit||08/02/2014 - 04/26/2015|
|Blue & Gray Days||11/14/2014 - 11/15/2014|
|150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin Re-enactment||11/15/2014 - 11/16/2014|
|150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin Illumination||11/30/2014 - 11/30/2014|