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Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill

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Address: 4023 Columbia Avenue, Highway 31 South, Franklin, TN
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+1 615-833-8977

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General's View of the Franklin Battle Field

This is where the battlefield was observed. This is just a park, no cost and no tours. As you pull into the park there are the historical interests points are to the left... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is where the battlefield was observed. This is just a park, no cost and no tours. As you pull into the park there are the historical interests points are to the left (uphill). The walking route on the right is a enjoyable walking area but it has no signs or historical information on the route.

Thank Yucaipa_Don
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

There are multiple places people interested in the Civil War should visit in the Franklin area, Confederate Memorial Park is one of them and Winstead Hill Park is excellent.

Thank rick215
Tampa, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This memorial was done very respectful and very peaceful. It is amazing that this terrible war is still being fought in the US.

Thank Jim K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This is a really nice park, and a great place to walk around. Please be reverent as you think about the events of the Battle of Franklin. So glad there is a place to memorialize the Confederates.

4 Thank QuickWhitTravel
Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

You will see what the soldiers saw as they topped the hill on November 30, 1864. A bit has changed but the view is amazing and great to see!

2 Thank Houston N
Burlington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

There are a series of levels in this park. As you climb, you see more monuments and get to see more of the area around you. There are beautiful views of the countryside.

3 Thank Jerry L
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Along with the history here it has a great walking path for all to use. The view from the top of the hill is wonderful and you get to see first had what the Civil war soldiers were seeing just before they went to Battle at Franklin.

2 Thank Renee168
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We bought the CD of the entire tour of the battle of Franklin at the Lotz house and followed the battle throughout Franklin. This was Stop 2

3 Thank Sunflower1906
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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Easy to access, quick self-guided starting point for a visual of where the Battle of Franklin action took place. Then go through Carnton, Confederate Cemetary, Carter House, and Lotz House tours--excellent guides and very informative. All doable in same day.

3 Thank 364julief
Dousman, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This restful park and walk trail is located right next to the Winstead Hill Park so you can use the parking lot and take in both sites. Great informative signage for both Memorial Park and Winstead Hill park. Do stop here on your trip if only for the view of the town below.

3 Thank Monica58860

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