Jul 29, 2014

American icon Ed Bearss and seven other historians will be in attendance for a “Historian’s Dinner” 6 p.m. Nov. 29-30 at the Eastern Flank Battle Park Hall. Seating is limited.  read more...

The event will be held to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin held Nov. 30, 1964. The Franklin Civil War Roundtable will sponsor the event which will benefit battlefield preservation, the Lotz House, and the Tennessee State Museum.

Other historians joining Bearss include Thomas Cartwright, Thomas Flagel, Jamie Gillum, Robert Hicks, Stephen M. “Sam” Hood, Eric A. Jacobson and Gregory Wade.

The evening will include a wine reception, an 1860’s period dinner catered by Chef’s Market, a program led by Ed Bearss and participation by six historians as well as a special viewing of Civil War artifacts provided by Jim Hoobler of the Tennessee State Museum. The authors will also have their books for sale and will be on hand for autographs.

Tickets to the “Historian’s Dinner with Ed Bearss” are $150 per person. Reservations can be made by email: jtt@lotzhouse.com or call 615-790-7190.

 Historian participation is subject to change and tickets are non-refundable.

The Lotz House, which has been on the National Historic Register since 1976, is located in the heart of downtown historic Franklin, Tenn. at the “epicenter” of the Battle of Franklin which was a pivotal battle in the Civil War on Nov. 30, 1864. The house is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays or by appointment.


For more information, call 615-790-7190 or visit www.lotzhouse.com.


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