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Carnton Plantation
1345 Carnton Ln
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-0903
Yelp (26)
"Carnton Plantation is a haunting and historic landscape, and should be an absolute must on any visitor's Nashville itinerary. Canton Plantation is shown by guided tour, and visitors are walked through the home of the Widow of the South, Carrie McGavock. The past comes to life as all of the nooks..."


Valentina L.
Being a MEDIUM, I went here and it was quite sadly intense. Aside from sensing that there had been some sort of "BIG FIGHT OR WAR" here before I even knew... more
Lynne M.
Lovely plantation with very informative tours. You will learn so much about the Battle of Franklin here. The house and grounds are beautiful. This tour is a... more
Susan L.
We toured this as part of the 3 site tour of Franklin. This elegant home has been preserved beautifully. The interesting stories our guide shared brought... more
More descriptions from the web...
"Carnton was built in 1826 by former Nashville mayor Randal McGavock (1768-1843). Throughout the nineteenth century it was frequently visited by those shaping Tennessee and American history, including President Andrew Jackson. Beginning at 4 p.m. on November 30, 1864, Carnton was witness to one of..."
"Carnton is shown by guided tour. The first tour of the day is usually at 9:30 a.m. and the last is at 4:00 p.m. Each tour lasts about one hour. We do not have a specific tour schedule, but typically you will not have to wait more than 30 minutes for a tour after your arrival. On fall and spring..."
"Carnton was built ca. 1815 by Randal McGavock (1768-1843), planter, political leader and mayor of Nashville. Named after the McGavock home in Northern Ireland, the house was greatly enlarged by Randal ca.1826. His son, John, later added the Greek Revival porches, one of which served as an..."
"A national historic landmark feat. Randal McGavock's mansion, used as a field hospital during the Battle of Franklin; a Confederate cemetery; & an 1847-styled garden. Hours: 9 am-5 pm Mon.-Sat.; 1-5 pm Sun. $7 adults, $6 sr. citizens, $3 children 6-12. For more information, call 794-0903."

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