Franklin Civil War Round Table to Meet at Historic St. John’s Church

On Sunday, March 11th at 3 P.M., the Franklin Civil War Round Table will is presenting a tour and lecture of St John’s Church, just outside Columbia, Tennessee. Maury County historian, Bob Duncan, will speak on the church’s history, its involvement with the Polk family including Bishop General Leonidas Polk, and as a final resting [...]

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The Confederate Monument on the Square at Sunset

Williamson County photographer Mark Lucas has recently released a stunning photograph, The Confederate Monument on the Square at Sunset, and is selling 16×20 giclee prints on canvas to raise funds to support Franklin’s Charge. Each print is $175, and Franklin’s Charge will receive 20 percent of the proceeds to utilize for the establishment of the [...]

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Franklin’s Charge Must Raise Cash to Make Domino’s Fall

FRANKLIN — With $500,000 in grants on the table to snare a key piece of a former Civil War battlefield on Columbia Avenue, Franklin’s Charge supporters say they will step up money-raising from supporters. They’d better hurry if they want to meet a May 1 deadline. Julian Bibb, Franklin’s Charge board member, estimates the group [...]

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