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Battle of Franklin Trust - John McGavock.
John McGavock.

Battle of Franklin Trust - Carnton re-enactors.
Carnton re-enactors.

Battle of Franklin Trust - Carrie Elizabeth Winder McGavock.
Carrie McGavock.


Battle of Franklin Trust - Carnton Plantation.

Front view of the mansion.


Battle of Franklin Trust - Gen. Loring.
General Loring.


Battle of Franklin Trust  McGavock Confederate Cemetery.
McGavock Cemetery in winter.


Battle of Franklin Trust - Carnton Plantation.
Bruce Wolf photo of back porch.



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What is The Battle of Franklin Trust?

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501 (c) (3) management corporation acting on behalf of Franklin ’s battlefield sites to contribute to a greater understanding and enrich the visitor experience of the November 30, 1864 battle. The Trust manages the operations of The Carter House and Carnton Plantation. It’s organized for the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle so as to preserve an important part of the nation’s history.

What is the mission of The Battle of Franklin Trust?

“The Battle of Franklin Trust is dedicated to a better understanding of the five bloodiest hours of the American Civil War.”

What is membership in The Battle of Franklin Trust?

Membership in The Battle of Franklin Trust provides a means for you to be part of both The Carter House and Carnton Plantation. If you have previously been a member of either organization (or separate memberships in both organizations), this Battle of Franklin Trust membership provides you with the value of being a supporter with privileges at both houses. If your annual membership is still in effect, it will remain valid through your annual membership anniversary date.  Should you choose to renew, your membership would be with The Battle of Franklin Trust and will be valid for both properties.

What are my benefits for being a member of The Battle of Franklin Trust?

Your benefits are in effect for a one year period from date of membership

Tod Carter Society, $10,000 or more - Benefits:

• Member and nine guests receive a private after-hours tour. Tour should be scheduled by   appointment.
• Member and three guests are invited to attend The Randal McGavock Society Dinner held at   Carnton Plantation with special recognition.
• Member receives ten free passes to the Carnton Sunset Concert Series.
• Member receives six tickets to The Carter House Candlelight Tour.
• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admissions for two people throughout the year.
• Receives six one-time guest passes for guided tours at either historic house.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Carrie McGavock Society, $5,000 - Benefits:

• Member and a guest are invited to attend The Randal McGavock Society Dinner held at Carnton   Plantation with special recognition.
• Member receives four free tickets to the Carnton Sunset Concert Series.
• Member receives two free tickets to The Carter House Candlelight Tour.
• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admissions for two people throughout the year.
• Receives six one-time guest passes for guided tours at either historic house.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Randal McGavock Society, $1,000 - Benefits:

• Member and a guest are invited to attend The Randal McGavock Society Dinner held at Carnton   Plantation.
• Member receives either four tickets to the Carnton Sunset Concert Series, or two tickets to The   Carter House Candlelight Tour.
• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admissions for two people throughout the year.
• Receives six one-time guest passes for guided tours at either historic house.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Fountain Branch Carter Society, $500 - Benefits:

• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admissions for two people throughout the year.
• Receives six one-time guest passes for guided tours at either historic house.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Trust Donor Membership, $125 - Benefits:

• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admissions for two people throughout the year.
• Receives four one-time guest passes for guided tours at either historic house.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Associate Membership, $65 - Benefits:

• Receives 10% discount in the museum stores.
• Receives unlimited admission for two people throughout the year.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.

Basic Membership, $40 - Benefits:

• Receives unlimited admission for one person throughout the year.
• Receives newsletters.
• Receives invitations to all scheduled events at both houses.


Is my membership tax deductible?

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization and your membership is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The amount that is not deductible is the value of the Randal McGavock dinner.

Your support is important to the mission of The Battle of Franklin Trust in continuing the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle so as to preserve an important part of the nation’s history. Thank you for your consideration.

For more information or questions please call:

Angell Roberts

615-786-1864
angell@battleoffranklintrust.org

 


 
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