Photo gallery highlights of the Carter garden opening

I took over 130 photos today at the Carter garden ceremony. Here are some highlights of today’s ceremony. To access the complete photo gallery click here.

Rob Shenk, the CWPT.

Historian-friends Eric Jacobson and Thomas Cartwright.

Nothing like a good snooze in the shine for a Rebel.

Federals armed with repeaters reenact in the likeness of the 72nd Illinois.

The Rebs pour fire into the Yankee line.

Unfortunately, the Rebs also created fire on the hay in the gardens too.

This Yankee-lad is a direct descendant of Capt James Sexton, 72nd Illinois.

Mom and sons, all direct descendants of Capt James Sexton, 72nd Illinois. Rayna Timmons-Boyles

The newly reclaimed Carter gardens was once a significant part of the Carter family property.

It's the 'next generation' who will have to carry the torch for preservation for the Franklin community.

To access the complete photo gallery click here.

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