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Civil War History

Franklin offers rich Civil War History,  giving insight into the Batlle of Franklin, the last great battle of the Civil War. Tour over 200 acres of battlefield and house museums that tell the history of that fateful day in 1864.

Learn more about: Franklin Walking Tours
Franklin Walking Tours

Explore Franklin with a top-rated local guide! Franklin Walking Tours offers a variety of tours including historic walking tours, ghost

Learn more about: Fuller Story Marker: U.S. Colored Troops (USCT)
Fuller Story Marker: U.S. Colored Troops (USCT)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The marker in front of the historic courthouse facing the square discusses the U.S. Colored Troops’ role in the Civil

Learn more about: Fuller Story Marker: The Franklin Riot of 1867
Fuller Story Marker: The Franklin Riot of 1867
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

On this marker facing the historic courthouse, the unrest and armed clashes among political groups, and white and black populations

Learn more about: Fuller Story Marker: Reconstruction
Fuller Story Marker: Reconstruction
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This marker, located nearest the intersection of the roundabout and 2nd Avenue, details the time of reconstruction following the Civil

Learn more about: Fuller Story Marker: Franklin's Town Square
Fuller Story Marker: Franklin’s Town Square
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This marker indicates the location of a two-story brick courthouse that was constructed in 1809 and the role that the

Learn more about: Fuller Story Marker: The Battle of Franklin
Fuller Story Marker: The Battle of Franklin
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Battle of Franklin is summarized in this marker directly in front of the statue at the center of the

Learn more about: One Day History Itinerary
One Day History Itinerary

Only have one day to experience Franklin’s rich history and culture? No problem! Our curated one day history itinerary covers

Learn more about: Midnight Sun Scavenger Hunt
Midnight Sun Scavenger Hunt
Located in Williamson county

Looking for a unique way to explore Franklin with the family? Discover history throughout downtown Franklin with a fun, family-friendly

Learn more about: Battle of Franklin Trust
Battle of Franklin Trust
Located in Franklin

The Battle of Franklin was the last great battle of the American Civil War. Fate and circumstance placed Franklin, Tennessee

Learn more about: Franklin Segway Tours
Franklin Segway Tours
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Segways are the coolest way to get around, and Franklin is a cool place to see. Join Franklin Segway Tours