This one-and-a-half story historic red brick house was built in 1830 and once served as the home to Fountain Branch Carter. And while it once served as the residence and farm of this iconic local, it later became the sights of a truly historic battle.
Visitors who make a stop at this popular destination will learn about the transformation of this historic home into a civil war headquarters in 1864, when 20,000 Confederates attacked. Tours are available for travelers who want to witness history come to life, and include an inside look at the plantation, its grounds and the houses that are stationed within its borders.
The Carter House is located at 1140 Columbia Avenue in Franklin, Tennessee. It is open daily from 9 am until 5 pm, and on Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm.Guided tours of this historic house are available daily. Although these cannot be scheduled in advance, the wait time is typically 30 minutes or less. Entrance is $15 for adults and $8 for children 6 to 12.