Bullets surface at former Flower Shop site near Carter House

By A.J. Dugger III

Originally published on franklinhomepage.com on May 2, 2017

An archaeological dig near Franklin’s Carter House began Monday and the diggers already have uncovered bullets and may be on the verge of finding more artifacts.
— A.J. Dugger III on franklinhomepage.com

Archaeological dig at Carter Hill could unearth a missing piece of history

by Jordan Buie

Originally published on tennessean.com on May 2, 2017

An archaeological dig started at the Carter Hill Battlefield Park on Monday, May 1, 2016. Battle of Franklin Trust CEO Eric Jacobson said he hoped to know by the next week whether the team of archaeologists uncovered a remaining evidence of the Federal line.
— Jordan Buie on tennessean.com

Everywhere’s a sign: Franklin looking to improve battlefield markers

by Emily R. West

Originally published on franklinhomepage.com on February 28, 2017

With an eclectic display of signs throughout Franklin, battlefield enthusiasts want to make sure what’s popped up throughout the years makes sense.
— Emily R. West on franklinhomepage.com

House demolitions make way for Carter Hill Battlefield Park

By A.J. Dugger III

Published originally on franklinhomepage.com on November 17, 2016

At the beginning of the year, the Battle of Franklin Trust had one large hurdle to overcome to achieve the final piece for Carter Hill Battlefield Park.

That came in the form of moving two large houses that formerly contained Franklin Flower and Gift Gallery and the former Williamson County Court Appointed Service Advocates (CASA) office.
— A.J. Dugger III on franklinhomepage.com

New battlefield signage, trails expected in 2016 at Carter Hill

By Emily West
Originally published on franklinhomepage.com on February 11, 2016

With the recent approval and handover of the Carter Hill Battlefield Park property, signage and walking trails within the new acreage will become implemented in 2016.

Preservationists, city exchange dollars for battlefield land

By KELLY GILFILLAN and EMILY R. WEST
Originally published on brentwoodhomepage.com February 10, 2016

Preservationists and city officials exchanged signatures on Wednesday morning to transfer millions of dollars worth of Battle of Franklin landscape that the city will transform into the Carter Hill Battlefield Park.

Carter Hill park funding to go before the city in 2016

By Emily West
Originally published on Franklinhomepage.com on December 31, 2015

The year 2016 will become one of the biggest yet for Franklin’s Charge and the Battle of Franklin Trust, who officially received almost $1.3 million for Carter Hill Battlefield Park before 2015 drew to a close.
— Emily West on franklinhomepage.com

Franklin dig uncovers base of Civil War cotton gin

by Jill Cowan
Originally published on tennessean.com on May 20, 2015

It took three tries to find the foundation of the Carter family’s cotton gin, said Larry McKee, who headed an archaeological dig at the site off Columbia Avenue in Franklin.
— Jill Cowan on tennessean.com

Critical battlefield barrier removed for 20-acre park

by Derby Jones and Pam Horne

Originally published on williamsonherald.com on April 23, 2015

The much-anticipated demolition of the former Domino’s Pizza Wednesday advanced Franklin’s battlefield reclamation plan another critical step toward realizing the vision to establish the 20-acre Carter Hill Battlefield Park.
— Derby Jones and Pam Horne on williamsonherald.com