In 1830, Fountain Branch Carter built a brick farmhouse just south of downtown Franklin for his small family.Β 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 […]

Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins – LA | Natchez Trace

Frogmore Cotton Plantation and Gins 11054 U.S. Highway 84 Frogmore, Louisiana 71334 (near Ferriday) 318.757.2453 318.757.3333