Saved: 48 Acres at Stones River

We declare a preservation victory at the very heart of the Stones River Battlefield, as the American Battlefield Trust has miraculously preserved 48 acres of hallowed ground once considered lost to development. The 42-acre and 6-acre properties, which connect two wings of the already-preserved battleground, had long been on the…

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Passing of Lou Hamilton

November 18, 2020 We are saddened to announce that our park family suffered another loss in 2020 with yesterday’s passing of Visitor Services Volunteer Lou Hamilton. Lou truly exemplified a commitment to service. He proudly defended our nation in the U.S. Navy and followed that with a career protecting his…

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Four Places to View Fall Foliage

November 7, 2020 Lee Rennick, The Rutherford Source Middle Tennessee is a great place to be to see fall foliage. In fact, Travel + Leisure highlighted Franklin as one of the best places in the U.S. to see fall foliage. While we agree, Franklin is a great place to visit,…

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