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Fort Granger Park

Fort Granger Ave., Franklin, TN 37065
+1 615-794-2103
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GREAT-BUT....

make no mistake, this is a GREAT Civil War site! Preserved Union fort on the north end of... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Gary B
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Cleveland, United States
Not very well maintained.

When we visited, there was only a single swath mowed connecting some of the markers. Did not see... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Richard C
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Fort Granger Ave., Franklin, TN 37065
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+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

make no mistake, this is a GREAT Civil War site! Preserved Union fort on the north end of Franklin-so much is still there to see! Great to step back in time. There is a wonderful walk across the river to get to the park-but-it is...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

When we visited, there was only a single swath mowed connecting some of the markers. Did not see the open fields shown in some of the other pictures which others have posted. This was not a very interesting site.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Walking back to Ft Granger is like a mini get-away from the hustle and bustle. Never crowded, nice to visit in winter also when less leaves on the trees. Good Saturday activity or summertime if you need something to do with the kids.

Thank DRL615
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you are looking for a place to burn off energy along with your children and learn some history then look no further. This little gem has two good-sized playgrounds and an exercise trail. You can also read up on local history via the signs.

Thank Bennyhanaa
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located in a major suburb, this civil war site is pretty well preserved. You can still see the earthworks and the views provide clear evidence of why this location was chosen. Can be difficult to get there, especially from Pinkerton Park.

Thank NCfamily77
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I found this an interesting stop, it couid do with more signage or a brochure with facts or points of interest. We really didn't exactly know where to go or what we were looking at. Did find a few signs about the fort, but they...More

Thank JStarkey2
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to walk around and read about the history, but I definitely would make it a day trip. If you're in town and like history, great place. You can also walk down to the park and it's close to downtown Franklin!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Fort Granger Park is a nice place to take a moment and place yourself in Civil War history. When my husband and I went, there were only a couple of people there so we could take our time to read each board and not feel...More

Thank jenn5595815
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Soldiers from this elevated fort could look and shoot down at the enemy below. This was a large self sustained fortress and was too strong to be attacked by the Confederates.

Thank snarf1513
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a small park with a lot of Civil War history. Some of the park is under renovation (as of March 2017) and is not walkable. However, you are able to see trenches dug by Civil War soldiers, which is pretty neat for tween-aged...More

Thank Jen S
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