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108, 2015

WTK Teen Hannah visits the Historical Carnton Plantation, Franklin, TN

Carnton Plantation This month I had the opportunity to visit the historical home called the Carnton house in Franklin, Tennessee. The Carnton Plantation was built in 1826 and was used as a hospital during the civil war. It was built by Randal and Sarah McGavock. Their plantation consisted of 1,420 acres. During this time, Nashville was a big political center and many important people visited Carnton with the most famous being Andrew Jackson. John McGavock inherited the plantation after his father died. He expanded the plantation and in 1848 he married Carrie Winder. Together they had five children [...]


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