Carnton Plantation in Historic Franklin, TN

Different agencies working under the Nashville Travel and Tourism board list the Carnton Plantation as one of the must-visit places while arranging for travel in Nashville.

Listed as one of the most historically significant places in the nation, the Carnton Plantation is recognized for the monumental role it played in the time of the Civil War and also the cemetery that is maintained adjacent to the grounds in memory of the soldiers who fell during one of the worst battles fought during the Civil War.

The Carnton Plantation

The building at Carnton was set up in the year 1826. Randal McGavock who had previously served in the capacity of the Mayor of the town of Nashville had the manor built at Carnton. The house was visited by a number of notable persons such as Andrew Jackson who was the American President as well as many other officials who played a major role in determining the accounts of the years to come.

Carnton Historic Plantation
Carnton Historic Plantation

Carnton Plantation in the Past

The Carnton Plantation is open to tourists and visitors all seven days of the week, albeit with varying timings and hours of operation. The Carnton Plantation is open from Mondays to Saturdays from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening. On Sunday the Carnton Plantation can be visited between 1 in the afternoon and 5 in the evening.

The entry fee for adults is rated at $12.00 and senior citizens above 65 years of age is rated at $10.00. The admission ticket for children between 6 years and 12 years of age is priced at $5.00 while children under 5 years of age can enter for free. The fee for groups or school trips varies and can be inquired about from the information centers.

Carnton Historic Plantation Address
1345 Carnton Lane, Franklin, TN 37064

Tel: (615) 794-0903
Email: [email protected]

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