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The front of Carnton Plantation in Franklin Tennessee…it is famous for serving as a hospital during the Civil War’s Battle of Franklin. It also has the largest privately owned Confederate cemetery in the U.S.


  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 4 years ago

    Great view

  • Thank you Bobby!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithabout 4 years ago

    That`s a wonderful place,..Is it open to the public?,…Very nice shot,..

  • Thank you John…yes, it is open for tours…I usually just walk the grounds which are beautiful!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrabout 4 years ago

    fabulous capture Karen, this place is amazing….any ghosties?

  • Thank you Di! As a matter of is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Civil War soldiers! The back porch also had the bodies of 4 or 5 generals who died in this battle. It is one of my favorite places to visit!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Priska Wettstein
    Priska Wettsteinabout 4 years ago

    Majestic house, wonderful taken by you, Karen.

  • Thank you very much! I love this place and make an annual pilgrimage to it every fall! It is dripping with history and many photo ops!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • andy551
    andy551about 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot of this beautiful place. !!!!! Congrats!!!

  • Thank you Andy! I love this place…there is much to see…including slave cabins. I would always volunteer to chaperone the school field trips to Carnton!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • DebbieSmartt
    DebbieSmarttabout 4 years ago

    I love your shot Karen!

  • Thank you very much Debbie!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature in SUSA!
    Tues, November 16, 2010

    Southern United States Artists

  • Thank you so much for this honor!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 4 years ago

    Franklin Tennessee is charming, Karen, and I like your photograph of the plantation. It’s so warm. I also mentioned the feature in my journal.

  • Thanks! I love is charming and so historic!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • kindangel
    kindangelabout 4 years ago

    Such magnificent image,Karen! Great a historical place!!! Congratulations!!!:)))

  • How nice of you! Thank you so much Irene!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 1 year ago


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