The Lotz House is TripAdvisor’s No. 1 rated attraction in Franklin. Lotz House is located in the heart of downtown Franklin at “ground zero” for the Battle of Franklin, which was a pivotal battle in the Civil War on November 30, 1864. The house was built in 1858 by German immigrant Johann Albert Lotz. By […]
In 1830, Fountain Branch Carter built a brick farmhouse just south of downtown Franklin for his small family. On November 30, 1864, the Battle of Franklin raged across the fields south of town, scarring the landscape, claiming the lives of thousands and changing life on the Carter Farm forever. Fountain Branch Carter’s son Tod was mortally […]
On November 30, 1864, Carnton was witness to one of the bloodiest battles of the entire Civil War. Everything the McGavock family ever knew was forever changed. Carnton was built in 1826 by former Nashville Mayor Randal McGavock (1768-1843). Throughout the 19th century, it was frequently visited by those shaping Tennessee and American history, including […]
The Tupelo Visitors Center is the perfect starting point for any trip to the city where anything is possible.From interactive exhibits that highlight the city’s top attractions and a collective timeline of Tupelo’s rich history, to displays focused on Elvis’ childhood in Tupelo as told like never before, the Tupelo Visitors Center will full prepare […]
Mississippi Hills Exhibit Center The center displays little known facts about 3-country region known as “Hill Country” whose culture is heavily influenced by the intersection of the Applachian Region and the Mississippi Delta
Milepost 78.3 – Battle of Raymond – This Civil War battle of the Vicksburg campaign in 1863 was fought nearby.
The Raymond Battlefield Park has a walking Trail with interpretive markers and cannon placement.
Commemorated in a park on Tupelo’s West Main Street is the Battle of Tupelo – the last major engagement of the Civil War in Mississippi.