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The Carter House was built around 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter. By the time of the Civil War it was a large agricultural operation. In the years leading up to the Civil War nearly thirty enslaved people lived and worked on the farm. The Carter...more
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I loved the atmosphere the tour guides gave you while walking through the house and telling you stories about the family that lived here, the son that died here, and the battle that went on outside their front door. You also get to peek inside...More
I didn’t go into the actual house, but my mom and I toured the grounds and the feeling was breathtaking. The bullet holes made it all seem so much more surreal. We both enjoyed being together to visit such a historically significant place with interesting...More
We visited the Carter House on a combination tour with two other sites from the Battle of Franklin. The experience was incredible. So much history occurred at these sites during a battle that many never knew happened. If you are looking for some interesting Civil...More
The Carter House was in the middle of the Battle of Franklin. The tour was extrenely interesting and when you combine this tour with the Lotz House and the Carnton Plantation, history comes alive in the Franklin area.
There is so much history here, it's just unbelieveable. The house its' self is kind of cool, but the story is so compelling. Our guide just made the whole thing come alive, I felt like I was there! Wish I remembered her name. My only...More
I'll be up-front about my general lack of interest in most historical sites in general and civil war sites in particular. That being said, our guide Brad made this experience both compelling, educational and interesting.