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Address: Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-794-2103

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Nice memorial

This is a nice little spot on the site of the battle of Franklin. Glad they have restored the area and its memory is preserved for another 150 years! Would recommend taking a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 28, 2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Basically an empty grass lot with a recently paved walking path. It was part of our Carter house tour but wouldn't really stand alone as an interesting site. No real signage about the battle but there are some rocks showing the foundation of an old family cotton gin.

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Southern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

There is nothing fantastic about this attraction, nothing wild and attention grabbing, except the history behind the location and the monument that stands there. That alone is worth the visit. With more Americans dying in the four hour span of the Battle of Franklin than all of the American's lost in D-Day during WWII, it is worth stopping briefly to... More 

Thank CD1970
Marysville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

Folks have really worked hard to improve the experience at this corner. It's a big help to understanding the logistics of the battle.

Thank Diane L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice little spot on the site of the battle of Franklin. Glad they have restored the area and its memory is preserved for another 150 years! Would recommend taking a few minutes to enjoy the site and reflect.

2 Thank QuickWhitTravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

The site of the Carter Gin Assault 30 November 1864. Explanation of the battle is on the attached photo.

2 Thank TheRichard26
Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

This area was part of a strip mall, that was purchased to become part of the Civl War battle site. An archeological excavation revealed the foundations of the cotton gin, which will be rebuilt when funds are available. Part of the Carter House civil war site.

2 Thank Safirehov
Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

The actual gin was across the street, and that site is being reclaimed as well as this one. Great efforts are being made to reclaim as many sites as possible.

2 Thank Houston N
Logan, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a very small park...just a quick stop on the way to the Carnton Plantation and the confederate cemetery ...but for a history buff...pretty cool!

1 Thank EBerry1987
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stopped here on 150th tour. Important spot of battlefield. Glad to hear that land has been acquired for further preservation.

2 Thank Shipbird1969
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2014

The restoration efforts in this area are very encouraging. The park is slightly off site of actual Gin but that area is rapidly being restored. Fascinating to see the progress being made on reclaiming the entire core battlefield area, including the Gin and Carter garden. If you have been there before you need to go back to see how much... More 

5 Thank DWG1861

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