Civil War Tour: The Battle of Franklin Bus Tour
From visiting the battlefield of Franklin to the Carter House and Carnton Plantation, the Civil War Tour offers an in-depth look into both the Civil War and the prevailing culture of the Tennessee area during the mid 19th century.
Your day starts with a hotel pick to be transported by bus to the tour location. Once there you will get an inside look and actually walk along the famous Franklin battlefield where on December 1, 1864, there were over 9,500 casualties in just five hours and thousands more were wounded in battle. Hear stories about families caught in the middle of the war and the emotional and physical strains the war had on them. Walk the battleground and hear stories of the soldiers who fought and died while at the site of the conflict. Spend some time at the Carter House, which was a modest farm house that became ground zero in the historic fight between the Union and the Confederacy. Afterwards you'll get time to discover the town of Franklin on your own before heading to investigate the Carnton Plantation, ordered to be a Confederate field hospital by a Southern General.
When you take the Civil War Tour, you will visit some of the most famous Civil War landmarks in the area and hear little known stories about the sites. Your exciting look back in history includes a visit to the famous Franklin battlefield, the historic Carter House, and the Carnton Plantation. The tour gives you an inside glimpse of the area's culture ranging for pre-Civil War times through the end of the war. You can actually walk along the battlefield where it is estimated that hundreds of men lost their lives and thousands more were wounded in battle. Hear stories about families caught in the middle of the war and the emotional and physical strains the war had on them.
The Civil War was an incredibly emotional and dramatic time during the country's history, and the Civil War Tour will allow you to re-live the emotion and drama from that era on this fateful day and the aftermath of the war. This is a great way for children to learn about the Civil War as well as for adults to get an in-depth and more personal look at the war and how it affected actual lives.
- What methods of transportation does the Civil War Tour: The Battle of Franklin use?
Air conditioned Grayline bus.
- Is there any walking involved?
- Approximately how long does the Civil War Tour: The Battle of Franklin last?
The entire experience lasts approximately 7 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Where does the Civil War Tour: The Battle of Franklin depart from?
Guests will arrange hotel pick-up.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Civil War Tour: The Battle of Franklin?
The Civil War - Battle of Franklin
|Date / Day||Available Times|
|9:00 AM - 4:00 PM|