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Winstead Hill Park

4023 Columbia Pike, Franklin, TN 37064-1152
+1 615-794-2103
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A must when visiting Franklin

This is the place where General Hood stood and watched his troops. If you bring binoculars you... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2015
Dousman, Wisconsin
Delightful view

This is a great little freebie. We visited several places in Franklin, for those of you with... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2015
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4023 Columbia Pike, Franklin, TN 37064-1152
+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

This is the place where General Hood stood and watched his troops. If you bring binoculars you will get a better idea of the logistics of the battle especially if you go when the trees are not leafed out. The whole park gives you a...More

2  Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 1 April 2015

This is a great little freebie. We visited several places in Franklin, for those of you with younger kids, the houses are better than the civil war tour. It was a bit much for my elementary school child. For the people that "can't find it"...More

2  Thank ohioll
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Historical Park, memorial to Confederate generals, incredible view. Bring binoculars to see Franklin landmarks.

2  Thank Shipbird1969
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The Winstead Hill Park is a very neat place. They have many confederate state graves there to look at and it is very interesting. I would recommend you go.

2  Thank sam6272014
Reviewed 18 October 2014

I was unable to locate this site. Additional signage may be needed. We drove over one mile from Carter House, but we're disappointed that we couldn't find it.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 29 September 2014

A wonderful short stop to learn about the Battle of Franklin. It takes you up to the top of the hill where the generals could see out to Franklin and plan their attack. Unfortunately it didn't work out the way they planned and it was...More

1  Thank ChefKaren7
Reviewed 25 September 2014

This is a very interesting place because it was where the commander of the Army of Tennessee, Lt. General John Bell Hood, oversaw the Battle of Franklin. His command center is just about a half mile south; an old plantation not open to visitors. There...More

1  Thank Clydedane
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Winstead Hill Park was the promontory which Gen. Bell used as a vantage point during the Civil War Battle of Franklin. Steps take you up to this site and along the way there are various informational plaques to read. Once down from this walk, you...More

1  Thank RonsKay
Reviewed 10 July 2014

it was ok but it is not a walk trail you see a lot trees and people runs not walk it a good place get out rest and walk around little bit I would be back at this park

1  Thank brenda w
Reviewed 17 June 2014

So much history evolves around this beautiful place. Having lived in Tennessee for most of my life, I was not aware of this park. It is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon with family. It is not only educational and historic, the lookout from...More

1  Thank Patty L
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