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Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill

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Address: 4023 Columbia Avenue, Highway 31 South, Franklin, TN
Phone Number: (615) 833-8977
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Great scenery and a history lesson

There are a series of levels in this park. As you climb, you see more monuments and get to see more of the area around you. There are beautiful views of the countryside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Burlington, United States
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Burlington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

There are a series of levels in this park. As you climb, you see more monuments and get to see more of the area around you. There are beautiful views of the countryside.

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

Along with the history here it has a great walking path for all to use. The view from the top of the hill is wonderful and you get to see first had what the Civil war soldiers were seeing just before they went to Battle at Franklin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We bought the CD of the entire tour of the battle of Franklin at the Lotz house and followed the battle throughout Franklin. This was Stop 2

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Easy to access, quick self-guided starting point for a visual of where the Battle of Franklin action took place. Then go through Carnton, Confederate Cemetary, Carter House, and Lotz House tours--excellent guides and very informative. All doable in same day.

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This restful park and walk trail is located right next to the Winstead Hill Park so you can use the parking lot and take in both sites. Great informative signage for both Memorial Park and Winstead Hill park. Do stop here on your trip if only for the view of the town below.

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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you want to get an idea of what the Confederate army faced marching toward the disaster at the battle of Franklin, you can see it here. Monuments to the 5 dead generals and a good interpretation of the battle. A great stop on your tour of the Battle of Franklin.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Drive out to Breezy Hill and see all of Franklin with the most scenic view! Park and walk through the park and witness the view that some of the civil war soldiers saw as they marched and fought their way up Columbia Pike.

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Bug Tussle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Not only does this hill overlook the route to the Battle of Franklin, it overlooks the memorial gardens where Tom is buried. Tom was our neighbor and a yankee boy who found the South and loved it. I will go by Winstead Hill every November to remember the battle and our friend Tom. Thanks to Kathy S for the General... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Beautiful memorial and park, great view, this a must stop. Good parking and bathroom facilities. Bring binoculars to pick out Franklin landmarks.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Beautiful view of Franklin (?) and battlefield, plus Ft. Granger. Entire battle is laid out on relief map at pavilion overlooking the plain. Memorial markers to the six Confederate Generals who fell at Franklin on site and very compelling.

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