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Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill

Columbia Pike, Highway 31 South, Franklin, TN
(615) 833-8977
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Ranked #9 of 24 attractions in Franklin
Type: Parks
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- Mar 30, 2014
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Deltona, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Loved the metal map at the top of the hill. Really gave you a great perspective on the area. Grounds well kept.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This site turned out to be much more than we had anticipated. There were a half dozen stone monuments commemorating the 5 Confederate generals who died at the battle of Franklin, a memorial in tribute to the valor of the Army of Tennessee, a monument to an artillery officer killed on the site, and a shelter at the top of... More

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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119 reviews 119 reviews
36 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I used to belong to the Sons of Confederate Sam Davis camp that maintains this park and I can tell you they really take this place seriously. It's well kept and is a must-see for all Civil War aficionados. The walk to the top isn't wheel-chair friendly and you may need to stay close to your children but to stand... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I have visited this place several times before, and it is one of my favorite places in Franklin. From the vantage point, you can see Franklin and imagine what it was like when the Confederates charged down the hill for their beloved cause. It is very well kept and there is even a cell phone walking tour you can use.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

You can really see where the battle took place from an un- obstructed view of then entire area. Not hard to imagine what Hood saw as the battle began. The monument itself needs some work, fresh paint and polish on the brass maps showing battle details

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Belford, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

The memorial plaques at this staging ground for the Battle of Franklin are a grim reminder of what this battle cost the Confederates. Combined with the Lotz & Carter House Tours it brings the full scene 'to life'.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

we've lived here a long time and in September 2012 took our first trip to the Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill. It's a nice area with lots of information regarding the Civil War. There is a nice trail and picnic tables where families can sit and relax. And, its free. Go take a look!

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Daleville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

If interested in seeing my thoughts on this location I inadvertantly placed my review for this site under the Winstead Hill Park.

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