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Carnton Plantation - Franklin

Carnton Plantation - Franklin

Explore the Civil War in Nashville. Package includes hotel stay, Belle Meade Plantation, Carter House, Carnton Plantation, Lotz House, TN State Museum, and more.

Explore the Civil War in Nashville. Package includes hotel stay, Belle Meade Plantation, Carter House, Carnton Plantation, Lotz House, TN State Museum, and more.

The McGavock family owned Carnton until 1911 when Susie Lee McGavock, widow of Winder McGavock, sold it. In 1973 Carnton was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and in 1977 the house and ten acres were donated to the Carnton Association, Inc. by Dr. W. D. Sugg. By that time the house had suffered from years of neglect and disrepair and since then the Association has been vital in restoring and maintaining the plantation through tours, gift shop sales, membership, special…

The McGavock family owned Carnton until 1911 when Susie Lee McGavock, widow of Winder McGavock, sold it. In 1973 Carnton was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and in 1977 the house and ten acres were donated to the Carnton Association, Inc. by Dr. W. D. Sugg. By that time the house had suffered from years of neglect and disrepair and since then the Association has been vital in restoring and maintaining the plantation through tours, gift shop sales, membership, special…

Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation.  The Widow of the South who reburied hundreds of dead soldiers from the Battle of Franklin upon her own land and tended their graves.

Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation. The Widow of the South who reburied hundreds of dead soldiers from the Battle of Franklin upon her own land and tended their graves.

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