Col. William M. Shy was a Confederate soldier who was killed in the Battle of Nashville. Years later, his grave, which was located at his boyhood home of Two Rivers in Franklin, TN, was vandalized, and a body was found buried in the grave which appeared to be a recent murder victim. Learn what happened next on the most recent episode of “TENN in 20: Official Podcast of the Battle of Franklin Trust”! Episodes are FREE to listen to/download, and available from most major podcast applications, including #podbean, the Apple #Podcast app, #googleplay, #stitcher, #pocketcast, and more! Episodes are also available from our website, link in the bio.
Pic 1: The last known photograph of Col. Shy. Pic 2: The excavation of the casket. Pic 3: The skull found inside the casket. Pic 4: Dr. Bass in the #CarterHouse museum, with the casket on display. #FranklinTN #utknoxville #history #TENNin20
We're having a yard sale TODAY at Carnton! Vintage items, new housewares, used books, and much more! We are set up in the courtyard area near the visitor center. Whether you're looking for some nice antiques to add to your collection, books for your library, or decorations for your home, come out and see what we have to offer. All proceeds go towards historic preservation! Goes from 7:30am-4:00pm, today only. (4/21/18) #FranklinTN #carnton #yardsale
Thanks to everyone who came out to our first lecture of 2018! And special thanks to guest speaker Pat Thomas. #FranklinTN #CivilRights
Episode two of “TENN in 20: Official Podcast of the Battle of Franklin Trust” is live now! Link is in the description. This week, join hosts and historical enthusiast Brad and Sarah as they commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his impact on Tennessee history. Pictures:
1: Martin Luther King Jr., image from Library of Congress. 2: Union Transportation Company streetcar, image from Tennessee State University. 3: @ncrmuseum in Memphis. 4: Balcony of the Lorraine Motel.
Our Park Day volunteers are hard at work at Carter House today! @civilwartrust
Today is Park Day across the nation! Volunteers are working hard at the Carter House to clear brush. We are grateful to them and to the @civilwartrust for hosting this day of hands-on preservation!
Calling all brides – we have a sudden opening for Saturday May 19, and are giving you the date at half of the rental fee. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
The Image is Found Photography #FranklinTN #carnton #bride #wedding
A few images to go along with episode one of #TENNin20 podcast! 1. Senator Thomas Hart Benton. 2. Photo looking west from the Benton homestead in #leipersforktn 3. The brawl between the Benton bros. and #AndrewJackson 4. The scene in the senate between Benton and Foote. Historic artwork courtesy of @librarycongress #franklintn #history #podcast
Introducing "TENN in 20: Official Podcast of the Battle of Franklin Trust"! We are so excited to debut this new project. Join hosts and BOFT staff members Brad and Sarah as they discuss intriguing aspects of Tennessee history in episodes lasting roughly twenty minutes. The podcast is audio only, and will always be free to listen to/download. Episodes will be published every other Tuesday. Episode one, which digs into early Tennessee history and 19th century politics through the life of Thomas Hart Benton, is AVAILABLE NOW, click the link in our description! #franklintn #carnton #carterhouse #history #tennessee #podcast
View from a bullet hole on the north side of the Carter Farm Office to the battle damage on the south side. When was the last time you visited #CarterHouse? #franklintn #civilwar #carnton #history