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Winstead Hill Park

4023 Columbia Pike, Franklin, TN 37064-1152
+1 615-794-2103
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We Will Make the Fight!

Only disappointment is that the trees in front of the overlook now block the view that General Hood... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Franklin, Tennessee
Historically Breathtaking

I've lived in this community for years & never knew where Winstead Hill was until last month. A... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Robbie G
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4023 Columbia Pike, Franklin, TN 37064-1152
+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Only disappointment is that the trees in front of the overlook now block the view that General Hood had when he made his fateful decision to attack the Federal entrenchments at Franklin. What must that sight have been?

Thank bstampley
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I've lived in this community for years & never knew where Winstead Hill was until last month. A nondescript right off Columbia Pike (going south) after the Columbia/Mack Hatcher intersection, you can park and walk up the winding hill to a shelter from which you...More

1  Thank Robbie G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Took our grandsons (12 and 16 from NYC). Visiting Winstead Hill before taking the walking tour helped them see the field that was marched and fought before getting to the Carter House and the Cotton Gin. Lovely place to walk the dog ON LEASH.

Thank Bijou554
Reviewed 14 April 2017

After you've visited Carnton, the Carter House and the Lotz House and have learned all about the Battle of Franklin, stop at Winstead hill and imagine how it might have looked 150+ years ago. It's a very peaceful place to think about the sacrifices Union...More

Thank exdisney27
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Cute little park easy to get to from our hotel (the Drury) in Franklin. Nice walking path, very pretty area. Path was less than one mile round-trip. There's also a few monuments and memorials and a history of the area as it relates to the...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Informative and interesting. Lots of things to view and read. Good addition to the Franklin Civil War Battle site visit experience.

Thank TKCRhino
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Although I was pleased to see, and appreciate, the historical monuments and explanations, I visited Winstead Hill Park on a near-daily basis March-November 2016 for walking purposes. The walking loop to the north of the monuments takes you into a pretty meadow and copses of...More

1  Thank Charlottheelian
Reviewed 30 November 2016

excellent history lesson.. great view of Franklin, where the battle started.. good trail to walk also..

Thank saver1
Reviewed 6 October 2016

No trip to Franklin would be complete without a visit to this park. read the signs and learn about how the Generals made the fatal errors that lost the battle for the south.

Thank autojob1111
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place is being worked on and added to so it is always a good place to go first when doing the Battle of Franklin. The information monuments and exhibits certainly help your tour of this area of Civil War history.

1  Thank Bruce J
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