The City of Franklin owns and operates six historic parks and a self-guide cell phone audio tour of historic sites throughout the City. Introduced in 2012, the audio cell phone 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!
- Battle of Franklin Trust: Carnton and Carter House
- City of Franklin Battlefield Preservation Commission
- Heritage Foundation
- Franklin's Charge
- Save the Franklin Battlefield
- Williamson County Historical Society
- Lotz House
- Franklin on Foot
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