Events at The Carter House and Carnton Plantation provide opportunities for exploring these historic sites in a whole different way. From the Carnton Sunset Concert Series to Blue & Gray Days, there is something for everyone.

152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin – Illumination

November 30, 2016
To commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, 10,000 luminaries, representing the casualties of the battle, will be lit at dusk. This event is free to the public. Click here to read more about this year's commemoration.

Franklin Civil War Round Table

December 11, 2016
3 pm
The Franklin Civil War Round Table will present Curt Fields, who will speak on “Grant, the Man Behind the Uniform." The event is free to the public. The Franklin Civil War Round Table is an educational program of Franklin’s Charge, and meets each month at Carnton Plantation's Fleming Center, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle.


Teacher Preview Day

January 28, 2017
Show your Teacher ID to get free admission into both The Carter House and Carnton on Classic Hour Tours. Teachers also receive 10% off educational resources in the gift shops. For more information, please contact Sarah Falck at sarah@boft.org or (615) 794-0903.

Teacher Preview Day

February 20, 2017
Show your Teacher ID to get free admission into both The Carter House and Carnton on Classic House Tours. Teachers also receive 10% off educational resources in the gift shops. For more information, please contact Sarah Falck at sarah@boft.org or (615) 794-0903.