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

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Part of the Fort is closed for renovations. Noticed lots of markers with details along the walking trails. The remains if the bunkers are amazing and still in good condition... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Jgreenway151
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New Market, Alabama
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stockton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed the short loop through this park that offered some great Civil War history.

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nashvegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Probably best to read up on history of Fort Granger before visiting so that way you will fully appreciate the layout of the grounds.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Pack your favorite lunch and wine and come to this serene park. It is the perfect setting to start your weekend. If you have not been, then you are missing out. Enjoy the weather and scenery with a basket of goodies.

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Escalante, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

The battle of Franklin was a tragic day for the Confederate States and the Union with 2,000 combined fatalities. The carnage only lasted for hours, yet it was one of the bloodiest days in American history. The city of Franklin has done the community a disservice by not maintaining this historic park. The displays are molding and the trails are... More 

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New Market, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Part of the Fort is closed for renovations. Noticed lots of markers with details along the walking trails. The remains if the bunkers are amazing and still in good condition. Can't wait to go back and hit the trials.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The itself is an empty field. There are signs explaining what happened here, as well as benches were you can use your imagination to contemplate the structure of fort and its battles. Many of the wooden paths had caution tape on them though, and a couple of the signs said something about parts of it being closed. I felt like... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Go to Fort Granger to see the place where Union soldiers hung two Confederate soldiers in 1863. Fort Granger was a major part of the BOF.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

There are several markers giving an overview of what Fort Granger looked like and where certain parts of the fort were, but now it is pretty much an open field so you will have to use your imagination in envisioning how the fort was back in the early 1860s.

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1 Thank lagiant
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

This isn't an all day activity, but it is a fun little trip. It also connects to Pinkerton park, so it can be extended fun for the family!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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