Tour

Grave Matters Tour


Once a year, costumed reenactors portray some of the cemeteries’ most interesting people. Either way, you'll meet the Carter father and son whose home is the epicenter of the Battle of Franklin. You'll be introduced to the little-known but still fascinating two Georges, Grummond and Cuppett, who fought on opposite sides of the War, and are remembered for different reasons. Brave teenager Fannie Courtney, a Union sympathizer who tended to the Union wounded at First Presbyterian Church will tell her story (you won't believe the rest of it). Not all the stories are Civil War-related. You won’t want to miss the grave of Anarchy Cowles, a freed slave, or the marker of the two infant Marr sisters, whose short, tragic lives are commemorated by a broken shaft. Not to be missed is the grave of the Unknown Civil War soldier whose remains were uncovered at a Franklin construction site in 2009 and later reinterred at Rest Haven.

Duration
90 minutes

Prices from
USD $15.00

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Location
United States , Alabama , Autauga

Characteristics
Different, Historical reenactment

The tour is perfect for
Couples, Families, For those who are in town for the first time, Large groups of people

Departure point

  • At the tour's place

Arrival point

  • At the tour's place

Departure date

  • Regularly

Days

  • Thursday

Prices

Children (Ages 6 -12): USD $5

Adult: USD $15

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Confirmation

  • Online booking

It is highly recommended to

  • Bring water or your favorite drink
  • Flashlights
  • Hat
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella
  • Wear appropriate shoes to walk in the rain or over water

Which physical or external difficulties it might have?

  • It has ramps
  • It involves going up and down stairs
  • Medium physical effort
  • Not suitable for people with physical difficulties
  • The person might have to climb stairs or ramps
  • There might be geographical obstacles
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