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View From Hill. A Generals Hope For Victory.

Clear winter day and perfect to view town below. I can only imagine the fear, desperation and... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2019
Bonnie O
Definitely worth a stop

We enjoyed this area very much as one of our Battle of Franklin sites. It has some climbing of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Warren, Indiana
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4023 Columbia Pike, Franklin, TN 37064-1152
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Clear winter day and perfect to view town below. I can only imagine the fear, desperation and prayers that were coming from that location on November 30th, 1865. Short walk up the hill tells the story and fate finished it. Worth going there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bonnie O
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We enjoyed this area very much as one of our Battle of Franklin sites. It has some climbing of stairs to get to the overlook. There is a great map of the Battle sites imbedded in rock in the overlook and monuments honoring the fallen....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Frugalmama57
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Overlooks the Battle of Franklin battlefield occupied by confederate forces. Has monuments to each southern state that furnished soldiers to General Hood Tennessee forces

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank walter h
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Great for any civil war enthusiast the monuments here are remembrances from the states that sent sons against the fortifications at Franklin there are also the stones dedicated to the generals that gave their lives here as well including Patrick Cleburne the Irish born stonewall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Gorgeous little place to get yourself lost on a fall day. You can stay on the trail, see the Civil War interpretive panels and monuments, and go your merry way, or you can wander off-trail, get lost in the greenery in a fall rain shower,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank gormer
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Winstead Hill was a vantage point used for battle strategies during the Battle of Franklin. The park has numerous monuments erected for confederate divisions and Generals lost during the battle. Winstead Hill is near to several other Civil War museums and landmarks; Carter House, Confederate...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank phoxtrot
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Very Good History. Walked around and Read all the history on the walking Path. If you like Civil War history this a place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank rodneyb8
Reviewed 26 January 2018

A must see if your in Franklin. This site lays out the battle of Franklin and and explains how the battle was fought and the aftermath that followed. It's free and a nice place to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank George B
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Worth a stop! Especially if you are a civil war buff, or if you just want a beautiful view of the city!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I would not put it up with the major battleships, so visit just for a picnic park or if you are really interested in delving into all the local battles of the civil war.

Date of experience: October 2017
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