Lotz House

Lotz House (HM16C8)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 55.072', W 86° 52.375'

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In 1858, the Lotz House was built on property purchased from Fountain B. Carter by German immigrant Albert Lotz, a master carpenter and piano maker. On November 30, 1864, before the Battle of Franklin, the Lotz family sought refuge across the street in the Carter House. When the Confederates broke through the Union defenses on Columbia Pike, they were halted by Union Col. Emerson Opdyke's brigade, which was on both sides of the Pike, north of the Lotz House.
HM NumberHM16C8
Marker Number3D69
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 511465 N 3974846
Decimal Degrees35.91786667, -86.87291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.072', W 86° 52.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 4.32" N, 86° 52' 22.50" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1125 US-31, Franklin TN 37064, US
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