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Franklin offers rich Civil War History, offering insight into the Batlle of Franklin, the last great battle of the Civil War. FInd plenty of events throughout the year that tell the story of our town.

Learn more about: Franklin Battlefield Anniversary Tour
November
30th
Franklin Battlefield Anniversary Tour

Come experience a battlefield tour that you only have an opportunity to do once a year. Walk the grounds that

Learn more about: Battle of Franklin Annual Commemoration at Carnton
November
30th
Battle of Franklin Annual Commemoration at Carnton

Every year the anniversaries of the Battles of Spring Hill and Franklin are commemorated for their role in the American

Learn more about: Battle of Franklin Annual Commemoration at The Carter House
November
30th
Battle of Franklin Annual Commemoration at The Carter House

Every year the anniversaries of the Battles of Spring Hill and Franklin are commemorated for their role in the American

Learn more about: Ghost Tours at the Lotz House
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October
1st
31st
Ghost Tours at the Lotz House

At ground zero of the Battle of Franklin, the Lotz House witnessed untold bloodshed. The traumatic past and the unexplained

Learn more about: Tell Them We Were Rising Book Talk
June
27th
Tell Them We Were Rising Book Talk
Located in Williamson County Public Library

Please join us on Monday, June 27 for a book launch and talk with local author and historian, Paul Clements.

Learn more about: Juneteenth Freedom Day at McLemore House Museum
June
20th
Juneteenth Freedom Day at McLemore House Museum

Celebrate Freedom with FREE museum tours, food, and games at the McLemore House Museum, presented by the African American Heritage

Learn more about: Walking Battlefield Tour with Thomas Y. Cartwright
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June
17th
24th
Walking Battlefield Tour with Thomas Y. Cartwright
Located in Lotz House

Historian and Civil War expert, Thomas Y. Cartwright will lead you on a tour through the historic battlefields of the

Learn more about: Franklin Book Festival
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June
4th
5th
Franklin Book Festival
Located in Williamson County Public Library

Join us for the Franklin Book Festival, a free event held at the Franklin branch of the Williamson Library in

Learn more about: 2022 Juneteenth Festival
June
18th
2022 Juneteenth Festival
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Franklin Justice & Equity Coalition and its community partners will host the 2nd Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom at Public

Learn more about: Historic Nolensville Buttercup Festival
April
10th
Historic Nolensville Buttercup Festival

The 22nd Annual Buttercup Festival returns Sunday, April 10th from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and is set to be