Tipton-Haynes and The “Lost” State of Franklin

Many folks in Northeast Tennessee know the story of Franklin, America’s 14th state, and how it budded, blossomed, and withered, all in the period of four years. (If you don’t know the story, read it here.) But did you ever hear about the betrayal, hostages, and bloody front-yard battles that sealed its demise? Yep, turns out… Read more »