This year’s event will begin on Friday November 2 and run through Saturday November 3. Friday morning from 8:00am-12:30pm will be reserved specifically for school groups and will open to the general public at 12:30.
Guided house tours will be available on Friday afternoon at both the Carter House and Carnton Plantation, and will end with our last tour at 4:00pm.
Saturday both homes will open at 8:00am and will close at 5:00pm. The last guided house tour will be at 4:00pm. Blue and Gray Day events will end at 2:00 pm on Saturday.
Each site will feature a variety of living historians that visitors can talk to and learn more about life during the Civil War era. Visitors can meet with Dennis Boggs as Abraham Lincoln, learn about Civil War photography, and interact with a surgeon, a flag demonstrator, and a blacksmith, in addition to re-enactors.
Grounds Fee $5
Children (6-12): $8
Children Under 6: Free
Please contact Megan at
615.794.0903 firstname.lastname@example.org any questions.