We have a big weekend planned with Christmas Past & Present but a new event this Sunday has us particularly excited. Chocolate experts from Mars Chocolate will be out on Sunday from 1-4 to discuss their "Heritage Chocolate" line and talk about the history of the sweet from "bean to bar." Log onto www.stuhrmuseum.org for all the information.
For History Buffs, this is a must see. During the Civil War this was home to wealthy livestock farmers who woke up one morning to find thousands of Confederate troops in their yard battling the Union for Franklin. The Carnton Plantation became an impromptu site for a hospital, with blood stains still visible in the children's rooms where the surgeons operated.
Grave site of Andrew Jackson, Nashville TN, He is actually burried on his own property, along with his slaves and animals. He was the only president to leave office with the national debt not in the red (I think)
The Canton Plantation has been called the most haunted place in Tennessee. On November 30, 1864, the Battle of Franklin was fought with over 10,000 soldiers killed, wounded, or missing. On the property 1481 soldiers lie buried. Visitors to the Canton Plantation have claimed to witness strange phenomena and sightings of ghost. Some are believed to be the ghost of soldiers buried there and others of former residents and staff. You can take tours of the famous Canton Plantation and witness…