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Make sure to visit Trip Advisor’s Top Ten Things to do in Franklin

There are several fine Franklin battlefield related businesses we encourage our visitors to support. Here are a few:

Kraig McNutt has been leading Franklin battlefield tours for over 15 years and blogging on the Battle of Franklin for 12+ years. He leads custom tours ranging from 3-15 hours. Contact him at or visit



The compelling story of the times, the family, and the fine antiques of the Civil War era.The Lotz House, which has been on the National Historic Register since 1976, is located in the heart of downtown historic Franklin, Tennessee, at “the epicenter” of the Battle of Franklin, which was a pivotal battle of the Civil War on November 30, 1864. Join us as we step back into Civil War history. Don’t forget to check Groupon for current discounts.

Franklin on Foot – Don’t forget to check Groupon for current discounts.

Carter House and Carnton are open daily for guided house tours. Tours are offered throughout the day, and the last one begins at 4:00 pm. The Classic Tour at each site lasts approximately one hour, and we recommend spending an additional 30 to 60 minutes exploring the grounds and outbuildings.

Landmark Booksellers on Main Street.