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Carter Gin Assault Site Park

Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-794-2103
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Interesting, well marked

A good stop if you are touring significant sites on the Civil War trail. Nicely done. Not big, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manazefa
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Jenks, Oklahoma
via mobile
imagination stop

tiny little piece of Civil War history with a horrible history. Small plot of land in the exact... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Gary B
,
Cleveland, United States
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Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good stop if you are touring significant sites on the Civil War trail. Nicely done. Not big, but a good part of the bigger picture.

Thank Manazefa
Reviewed August 8, 2017

tiny little piece of Civil War history with a horrible history. Small plot of land in the exact center of the largest infantry charge in American history. It can be hard-since this park is located in a business/residential are-but-use your imagination and see the death...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The old gin foundation can still be seen today. A monument has been erected to honor Gen Cleburne. Only a short walk from the Carter House.

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Yes, there is not much of extravagance here - simple and subdued is the tribute to one of Ireland's finest, Major General Cleburne. But to paraphrase President Lincoln, "History cannot forget what they did here." Instead, take off your hat and reflect on the courage...More

1  Thank bstampley
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...More

Thank 382StephenB382
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...More

Thank CD1970
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
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
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
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...More

2  Thank Safirehov
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