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“Interesting tour, both inside and out.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carter House

Carter House
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$69.00*
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Civil War and Plantation Tour from Nashville
Ranked #5 of 60 things to do in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This ante-bellum home was the site of a famous Civil War battle and has a museum dedicated to the history of the battle. House tours and battlefield tours are provided daily and 360 days a year.
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Ellijay
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Interesting tour, both inside and out.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

The guides do a fantastic job of teaching about the Battle of Franklin. The outdoor buildings are riddled with bullet holes, which makes you realize how devastating the battle was. This house was built by a spendthrift. One bedroom was added on, with no direct access to main house. Different.

Visited March 2013
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Alabama, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Family Trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Enjoyed Carnton Plantation more...probably didn't help that it was cold and raining when we visited though. Guy at desk friendly and helpful.

Visited March 2013
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oconomowoc, wisconsin
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“history that even my husband enjoyed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Our guide, Rob Cross, was enthusiastic and obviously very knowledgeable about the part the Carter family and their home played in the battle of Franklin. This was a fascinating place to visit.

Visited March 2013
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Franklin, Tennessee
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Terrific Field trip experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

I joined my child on the school field trip to the Carter House and learned more than they did! The guide seemed to have almost been there when the civil war happened there! So interesting and knowledgeable too. The students learned so much and the grounds are impeccable. A must see for any history buff of any age.

Visited November 2012
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great for Civil War History buffs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Great to combine a tr-value admission with the Lotz House and Carnton Plantation.

Visited March 2013
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