Fountain Branch Carter built his home in Franklin 1830 which became epicenter of Battle of Franklin


Image courtesy of Historic Foundation of Williamson County

F.B. Carter (1797-1871) was born in Halifax Co. VA. and came with the Francis and Sarah Carter family to Williamson County in 1806, settling in Waddell Hollow. F.B. came to Franklin as a young man to make shoes, boots. In1830, he had the Carter House built on Columbia pike south of Franklin, which became the center of the Battle of Franklin on Nov. 30, 1864.

Carter house

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