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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 slaves lived and worked on the farm. The Carter home and...more
We really enjoyed our visit here. Our tour guide, Christy, was extremely knowledgeable, plus very friendly and helpful. She took time to answer questions to make sure everyone came away understanding all that took place.
We went to tour the Carter House, scene of the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee. We were given a tour guide named David Van Dyke. He is an older gentleman, who is oozing with knowledge. But this man's knowledge pales in comparison to his passionate delivery...More
This tour was very good the details about this civil war battle was fascinating to learn, I could feel the sadness of that time. The guide was very good with telling this story very nicely done We highly recommend this tour
Beautiful area and the exhibits are great. Buildings are very well preserved. Guides really know their history. They take you through what life was like in the home and what happened when they found themselves in the middle of the battle between Northern and Rebel...More
My husband & I visited this site recently & had a wonderful tour. Our tour guide Will was educated, friendly, & painted a wonderful picture of what the war & times were like surrounding the Carter House. My husband had such a nice time on...More
This was an amazing tour of the Carter House. Our tour guide "Trey" was awesome with all the information that he was able to share about the family, home and events. We didn't allow enough time to do the extended tour. We plan to return...More
Although I was only able to visit the Carter House and not the battlefield, the tour guide, Will, conducted the best tour of any Civil War site I have seen. His accounting of the events leading up to the battle, the history of the Carter...More