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Extended Tour Carnton

The Battle of Franklin Trust
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Nov 30 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Join us for a comprehensive walking tour of Carnton. The tour focuses on some elements of the Battle of Franklin, how Carnton was used as a field hospital, the history of the McGavock family and Confederate Cemetery, as well as the history of slavery at Carnton, in Tennessee, and across America.

Arrive at Carnton at least 15 minutes prior to tour time. The Extended Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. About 45 minutes will be inside and 45 minutes will be outdoors. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of ten or those with limited mobility.

Contact Savannah Weaver at (615) 905-0687 or savannah@boft.orgfor questions or to schedule an Extended Tour. Special rates available for military groups of 10 or more - please call for details.

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Slavery and Enslaved at Carter House

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Dec 10 10:00AM - 11:30AM
This tour examines one of America's largest paradoxes: a nation where "all men are created equal," but millions were denied basic freedom. Learn about the men, women, and children who were enslaved…
 
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Behind the Scenes Tour Carnton

Behind the Scenes Tour Carnton

Dec 11 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Carntons Behind the Scenes Tour will allow visitors to experience areas of the house not open on the Classic House Tour.The tour will begin with main areas of the house, before exploring the…
 
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Battlefield Tour (The Carter House)

Battlefield Tour (The Carter House)

Dec 11 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Join us for a comprehensive walking tour of the centermost portion of the Franklin battlefield. The tour focuses on many elements of the Battle of Franklin, explaining why it occurred, the arrival of…