Battlefield Preservation Update : Franklin’s Charge meets deadline to secure matching $500K grant from Civil War Trust.

Franklin’s Charge announced this morning (10:30 CST) that they have met the goal of raising $500,000 in matching private funds that was established by the Civil War Trust back in December. This means that the total amount of $1.8 million needed to purchase the strip center anchored by Domino’s Pizza on Columbia Avenue has either […]

Franklin’s Charge is leading the way in battlefield preservation for Franklin, TN

I recently interviewed some of the key leaders with Franklin’s Charge about their battlefield preservation efforts in Franklin, Tennessee, since 2005.To learn more about Franklin’s Charge or to donate check out their web site. Nationally recognized as a model for successful public/private partnership, Franklin’s Charge is dedicated to the preservation of “America’s Civil War Battlefield” […]

Franklin’s Charge wants to rebuild the Carter Cotton gin, looking to build on current momentum in Franklin

The Tennessean reported today that Franklin’s Charge hopes to buy more property at the corner of Columbia Ave and Cleburne St (across from the Cleburne Park) where a Dominoe’s Pizza and Four Star Market is currently. The land purchase would give Franklin’s Charge a large enough tract of green space to rebuild the Carter Cotton […]