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Address: Fort Granger Ave., Franklin, TN 37065
Phone Number: (615) 794-2103

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Very peaceful area

Not much here to see in the sense that there are no ruins or buildings - yet it is easy to get an idea of what it was once like thanks to the several informational boards in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Denise R
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Spokane, Washington
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Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Interesting walk among the hand dug bunkers, the ideal location to watch the river and railroad, and a great place to reflect. On my last visit they still had the historical information markers a bit backwards making it hard to understand spatially. If you go, you will see what I mean.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The short hike uphill from Pinkerton Park is good for families with small children. There's nothing left of the former Union fort, except remains of earthworks. Nice view of Franklin area.

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Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

you can drive up to Ft. Granger or take a walk from Pinkerton Park. It's a cool part of History and the battle's that occured in Franklin. Great for kids to see.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Not much here to see in the sense that there are no ruins or buildings - yet it is easy to get an idea of what it was once like thanks to the several informational boards in addition the the number you can dial on your phone to hear a recording about the location. Beautiful area.

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The park wasn't what I expected it to be. It is essentially just a large field with numerous paths to who knows where. It connects to the other park that's developed close by. It's neat but I probably won't go back.

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Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I didn't really know what to expect here and was pleasantly surprised. It is a well maintained and well interpreted historic site featuring a remarkably preserved Civil War fortification. It has some nice views of the surrounding countryside, and is a short hike from the river. A free outdoor attraction, it is definitely worth a quick visit.

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NJ
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

nice little park easy access for wheel chair. Overall earth works were very defined and some places that gave you some history. this place could have displayed much more information on the fort and more detail info on its role in the battle and in defending the area.

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Fort Wayne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We drove out to Fort Grainger and found nothing basically but a bunch of wooden ramps to walked all over that lead to nowhere. Saw a model in a downtown Franklin store window of what the fort looked like in its day and it looked nothing like ramps of 2X4's that are there today. Did not even see a cannon... More 

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Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A quick Civil War site to tour. Nice view of the area but bring your walking shoes if you want to trek down to the park. The hill is quite steep. You can also start at the park and walk over the bridge up to the Fort. Nice walking park and playground for the kids. Clean and nicely heated bathroom!

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We came early the day we visited and were glad that we did. Parked in the lot for the local park and walked to the fort on a well worn trail. You can also get to it by car, just follow the signs in town. This is a very well preserved earthenwork fort and they have lots of signage and... More 

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Address: Fort Granger Ave., Franklin, TN 37065
Phone Number: (615) 794-2103
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin

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