City of Franklin, TN: The Fuller Story

The African American Experience before, during and after the civil war in Franklin TN

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Eric Stuckey, City Administrator for the City of Franklin, Tennessee, who highlights the City of Franklin and discusses The Fuller Story initiative, which is a community-based effort to more completely reflect the City’s history by telling important aspects of the community’s history, especially related to the experience of African Americans in Franklin before, during, and after the Civil War. In October of 2019, the community dedicated five historical markers on the town square telling important aspects of the City’s history. In October of 2021, the community dedicated on the town square a statue, called “March to Freedom,” honoring United States Colored Troops soldiers who fought for their freedom during the Civil War.

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