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Historic Carnton Plantation and McGavock Confederate Cemetery

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Historic Carnton Plantation and McGavock Confederate Cemetery is at 1345 Eastern Flank Cir. Confederate troops assembled on the property during the Battle of Franklin, a bloody 5-hour skirmish occurring on Nov. 30, 1864. The wounded and dying were brought to Carnton, which served as a field hospital. Adjacent to this elegant estate owners John and Carrie McGavock established a 1,500-grave cemetery. The 2005 novel “The Widow of the South” is based on the life of Mrs. McGavock. Specialty tours also are offered.

Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.

$18; $8 (ages 6-15). Specialty tours $25. A combination ticket with The Carter House and The Lotz House is available. Reservations are recommended for specialty tours.
Grounds Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-5. Guided plantation tours depart Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing.
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