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Historic Parks Audio Tour

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The City of Franklin owns and operates six historic parks and a self-guided cell phone audio tour of historic sites throughout the City. Introduced in 2012, the audio cell audio tour takes you to 16 historic sites including national landmarks like The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, and historic battle sites like Eastern Flank Battlefield Park and the Assault on the Cotton Gin. Historic Parks are scattered throughout the City and include sites like Winstead Hill and Fort Granger. Select the links below to learn more about our historic parks and tours!

Audio Cell Phone Tour 

Historic Parks

Preservation Groups:

The City of Franklin offers an audio cell phone tour of historic sites highlighting the Battle of Franklin. This self-guided audio tour includes sites like the Assault on the Cotton Gin and the Eastern Flank Battlefield. To begin your tour, call 615.216.1597 and enter the appropriate stop number followed by the # sign. You may disconnect and rejoin by calling the number above again at the next stop. Each stop has an audio tour sign on site with audio tour instructions.
Most of our tour stops are available in Spanish. For Spanish, select the stop number next to Spanish (for example, for the Historic Overview in Spanish dial 615.216.1597 and key in 21#).

See below for videos of each historic stop Click here for printable version of the audio tour.


Audio Tour Locations & Stop Numbers

Stop 1 - Historical Overview of the Battle of Franklin (Spanish 21)

Stop 2 - Winstead Hill, 4023 Columbia Ave (Spanish 22)

Stop 3 - Assault on the Cotton Gin, 1259 Columbia Ave (Spanish 23)

Stop 4 - Rest Haven Cemetery, 4th Avenue South (Spanish 24)

Stop 5 - City Cemetery, 4th Avenue South (Spanish 25)

Stop 6 - The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, 239 Franklin Rd. (Spanish 26)

Stop 7 - The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, 239 Franklin Rd. (Spanish 27)

Stop 8 -  Fort Granger & Roper's Knob, 306 Eddy Lane (Spanish 28)

Stop 9 - Collins Farm, 418 Lewisburg Pike (Spanish 29)

Stop 10 - Eastern Flank Battle Park, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle (Spanish 30)

Stop 11 - Eastern Flank Battle Park, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle (Spanish 31)

Stop 12 - Toussaint L'Ouverture Cemetery, Corner of Del Rio Pike & Hillsboro Rd.

Stop 13 - Toussaint L'Ouverture Cemetery, Corner of Del Rio Pike & Hillsboro Rd.

Stop 14 - McLemore House, 446 11th Avenue North

Stop 15 - Hard Bargain Neighborhood, 446 11th Avenue North


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