Carnton

The home of the Mcgavocks served as the largest Confederate hospital after the Battle of Franklin. Visit the historic grounds on a trip to Nashville.

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About This Spot

Carnton, home of Carrie and John McGavock, served as the largest Confederate field hospital following the Battle of Franklin, fought in 1864. Robert Hicks immortalized Carrie McGavock in his <span style="font-style: italic;">New York Times </span>bestseller <span style="font-style: italic;">The Widow of the South</span>. The McGavock Confederate Cemetery is on site, as well as fully restored garden and slave quarters. Museum on site. Groups of 10 more with reservations receive a discount. Value ticket available to include The Carter House and Lotz House. Closed holidays.

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Smoke Free
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Mon-Sat 9am - 5pm Sun 11am - 5pm
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Name Banquet Capacity Ceiling Height Classroom Capacity Group Capacity Level Maximum Capacity Meeting Capacity Number of Sub-rooms Private Dining Capacity Reception Capacity Room Dimensions Square Footage Theatre Capacity Venue Capacity
Garden 1000 - - - - 3000 1000 - - 1000 - - - -
Grounds 3000 - - - - 3000 3000 - - 3000 - - - -
Porch 50 - - - - 3000 50 - - 50 - - - -