Tour a historic farmhouse in central Tennessee.
The historic home is about 30 minutes south of Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee. Built in 1830, this treasured place has been recognized as a National Historic Landmark since 1953. The Carter House is also close to the Franklin Battlefield, which is where one of the bloodiest battles in the American Civil War happened. Other nearby attractions include the Carnton and Rippavilla homes, which were also built in the 1800s.
Guests are welcome to take a one-hour guided tour of the home Monday through Saturday between 9 am and 5 pm or Sunday between 11 am and 5 pm. Included in the price of admission is access to the grounds where you can wander around at your own pace. They offer several tour packages that include nearby historic homes and places, but most people spend at least 2 hours here on average. The Carter House is closed on all major federal holidays. If you love learning about American history, be sure to visit Franklin, Tennessee.