Membership with The Battle of Franklin Trust

What is membership in The Battle of Franklin Trust?

Membership in The Battle of Franklin Trust provides you with the value of being a supporter with privileges at both The Carter House and Carnton Plantation. Your benefits are in effect for a one year period from date of membership.

How do I sign up for membership?

Or click here to download a membership form.
Please submit completed membership forms with method of payment to:
The Battle of Franklin Trust
attn: Membership
1345 Eastern Flank Circle
Franklin, TN 37064

Can I give a Battle of Franklin Trust membership as a gift?

Yes, you can. Please click here to gift a membership.

Levels of Membership

Tod Carter Society, $10,000

  • You and nine guests receive a private after-hours tour. Tour must be scheduled by appointment.
  • You and five guests are invited to attend The McGavock Dinner.
  • You receive six tickets to the Carnton Sunset Summer Concert Series.
  • You receive a 10% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive an Annual Pass (6 people).
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Carrie McGavock Society, $5,000

  • You and five guests receive a private after-hours tour. Tour must be scheduled by appointment.
  • You and four guests are invited to attend The McGavock Dinner.
  • You receive four tickets to the Carnton Sunset Summer Concert Series.
  • You receive a 10% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive an Annual Pass (6 people).
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Randal McGavock Society, $1,000

  • You and a guest are invited to attend The McGavock Dinner.
  • You receive two tickets to the Carnton Sunset Summer Concert Series.
  • You receive a 10% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive an Annual Pass (5 people).
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Fountain Branch Carter Society, $500

  • You are invited to attend The McGavock Dinner.
  • You receive a 10% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive an Annual Pass (4 people).
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Trust Donor, $125

  • You receive an Annual Pass (3 people).
  • You receive a 10% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Associate Donor, $65

  • You receive an Annual Pass (2 people).
  • You receive a 5% discount in the gift shops.
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.

Individual Donor, $40

  • You receive an Annual Pass (1 person).
  • You receive the Battlefield Dispatch magazine.
  • You receive invitations to all Battle of Franklin Trust events.


• The Annual Pass allows admission for any party or combination of parties to both
The Carter House and Carnton.

Is my membership tax deductible?

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization and your membership is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The amount that is not deductible is the value of the McGavock dinner.

Your support is important to the mission of The Battle of Franklin Trust in continuing the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle so as to preserve an important part of the nation’s history. Thank you for your consideration.

For more information or questions please call 615-786-1864.