This is where the battlefield was observed. This is just a park, no cost and no tours. As you pull into the park there are the historical interests points are to the left (uphill). The walking route on the right is a enjoyable walking area but it has no signs or historical information on the route.
There are a series of levels in this park. As you climb, you see more monuments and get to see more of the area around you. There are beautiful views of the countryside.
Along with the history here it has a great walking path for all to use. The view from the top of the hill is wonderful and you get to see first had what the Civil war soldiers were seeing just before they went to Battle at Franklin.
The Battle of Franklin was a catastrophe for the Confederates and resulted in the loss of 5 of their generals and thousands of men on both sides. John and Carrie McGavock took up the task at their own expense to bury 1,481 of the Confederate soldiers with honor on their own land, forming the largest private military cemetery in the... 更多
Easy to access, quick self-guided starting point for a visual of where the Battle of Franklin action took place. Then go through Carnton, Confederate Cemetary, Carter House, and Lotz House tours--excellent guides and very informative. All doable in same day.
This restful park and walk trail is located right next to the Winstead Hill Park so you can use the parking lot and take in both sites. Great informative signage for both Memorial Park and Winstead Hill park. Do stop here on your trip if only for the view of the town below.
There are multiple places people interested in the Civil War should visit in the Franklin area, Confederate Memorial Park is... 更多
This memorial was done very respectful and very peaceful. It is amazing that this terrible war is still being fought... 更多