Located on an 8-acre Civil War battlefield near Franklin sits the Carter House. Built in 1830, the building now houses a museum about the 1864 Battle of Franklin, as well as one of the most damaged buildings from Civil War which contains more than 1,000 bullet holes. Visitors can take tour the house and grounds, watch a video and go on a self-guided tour through the museum.
This museum has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections and artifacts of the war between the States and the Old West. Artifacts include headdresses, photographs, battle shirts and pottery and much more.