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Carter House

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Address: 1140 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: 615 791 1861
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Description: This ante-bellum home was the site of a famous Civil War battle and has a...
This ante-bellum home was the site of a famous Civil War battle and has a museum dedicated to the history of the battle.
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This was a great tour! The guide really knew his information. He probably talked a little too much, but it was interesting. There was a huge battle fought here during the Civil... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Tyler,Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a great tour! The guide really knew his information. He probably talked a little too much, but it was interesting. There was a huge battle fought here during the Civil War and the house is in great condition. The stories surrounding it and the family are great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Was very informative. Lots of historical info. Was 110 steps from Lotz house (ask JT at Lotz House).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved the walking tour and the stories told by Jim Schiparo (sp). He really brought to life the events and the family of the period of time near the end of the Civil War. He kept asking if we had any questions but his story telling was so captivating that we just wanted to hear more. We had a... More 

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Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The tour guide brought this house to life with his excellent tour. This home was in the heat of the Battle of Franklin TN. As the family huddled in the basement, the battle raged above them. There are bullet holes in the house and out buildings from this battle. The house is well furnished and very interesting to tour. If... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The house tour was very short, and there was not too much to see at the historic house. The grounds had more to see. It was an ok visit.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We really liked seeing the Carter house. I would recommend going to the Lotz home first and then the Carter so you already have a somewhat understanding of what is going on during the Civil War times. It was interesting.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have seen the Carter House and done the tour several times with visitors to our city. And each time, I have found it interesting, not repetitious. There are always a few things that I hear that are new and interesting about the battle, and the family, and the house that always interest me and teach me new things. It... More 

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was an interesting tour of the Carter house. The tour teaches you about the Battle of Franklin in TN and about the Carter family. That being said, however, the tour doesn't take you through some of the other buildings or grounds closer to the Visitor Center, even though you have to walk past the grounds to the house. I'd... More 

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Rocky Top, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wonderful but sad story involved here: a Carter Family member was in the Confederate Army and fought in many battles - then was ironically killed on his own property during the Battle of Franklin.

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Oklahoma City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide was Austin. He was so knowledgeable and spirited. I have never experienced such an informative and captivating tour. The house is wonderful and Austin made history come alive. I could have listened to him forever. Do not miss this extraordinary house and your!

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Address: Address: 1140 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: 615 791 1861
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin

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