From I-65, take Hwy. 96 W. into residential area of Franklin. (You will see brown signs directing you to The Carter House). Go straight until you reach traffic light at Church St., turn left, go straight through 2 four-way stops. Turn left.
This Registered Historic Landmark is now open to the public and serves as a memorial to the Carter family as well as the countless heroes in the Battle of Franklin. The modest brick home was the Federal Command Post while the family took refuge in the basement.
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