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Lotz House Tour

1111 Columbia Ave Franklin, TN 37064
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Lotz House Tour
Detail It lasts approximately 1 hour.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Lotz House Tour Schedule Schedule
Lotz House Tour
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The image shows a two-story white house with black shutters a red entrance door and a red banner hanging from the second-floor balcony all framed by green foliage and a prominent treeThe image shows a two-story white house with black shutters a red entrance door and a red banner hanging from the second-floor balcony all framed by green foliage and a prominent treeThe image shows a two-story white house with black shutters a red entrance door and a red banner hanging from the second-floor balcony all framed by green foliage and a prominent treeThe image shows a two-story white house with black shutters a red entrance door and a red banner hanging from the second-floor balcony all framed by green foliage and a prominent tree

Step into a significant chapter of American history and bring the past back to life with an enlightening tour of the Lotz House in Franklin, Tennessee. This 19th-century home, transformed today into an engaging museum, might appear unassuming at first glance, but bear witness to one momentous historical event that happened here: the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War. Be ready to explore a treasure-trove of captivating Civil War artifacts, magnificent antiques, and powerful war-time stories that unfold throughout the visit, delivered by professional and knowledgeable tour guides.

Venturing on a guided tour of the Lotz House, you are guaranteed to understand more about America's history. The average visit lasts about an hour - a short duration yet enough to immerse oneself in a journey through the past. Tours are conducted by passionate and experienced guides who are eager to share the house's rich history. They guide you through several rooms of the house adorned with period furnishings and artifacts, many of which bear the scars and bullet holes of the violent battle.

Each room in the Lotz House resonates with stories of the past, waiting to be discovered by curious visitors. You'll walk through the parlor, where the Lotz family sought shelter during the horrific five-hour long Battle of Franklin, and see the piano that was played by Carrie McGavock, the "Widow of the South." No special attire is required for the tour - just dress comfortably and prepare your mind for an educational journey back in time.

Leveraging the Lotz House's role as a pivotal war-time landmark, the tour articulately highlights the events of November 30, 1864, when the Battle of Franklin proved to be one of the bloodiest days in the Civil War. The Lotz family’s insights, bravery, and survival stories breathe life into the hushed dolls, furniture, and paintings that adorn the house. Also, during your visit, be sure to marvel at the finest collection of French Victorian furniture, which provides a glimpse into the life of an upper-middle-class family during the 19th century.

Having delved into the profound history of the Lotz House and experienced the tangible memories of the turbulent past, you are expected to leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation of American history. This tour not only serves as an educational journey but also a sobering reflection on the incidents that have molded the current realm.

With its sensational history, the Lotz House provides a unique peek into America's past, making the tour an unforgettable experience. It offers an opportunity to relive history, learn about the Civil War, and appreciate the rich heritage that shaped the United States. Add the Lotz House tour to your itinerary and get ready to step back in time. After all, history is not purely about reading and hearing; it’s about experiencing and feeling. So, come and uncover the many incredible stories that the Lotz House has to tell.

Frequently Asked Questions for Lotz House Tour:
  • Approximately how long does the Lotz House Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Lotz House Tour?
    Yes.

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