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Friends of the Franklin Battlefield--

On October 8th the Williamson County Commission voted 22-2 against keeping the Battle Ground Academy (BGA) campus as a Franklin battlefield park. Save The Franklin Battlefield, Inc.'s presentation and the meeting results are posted at:

Please click on the Petition Signing page, download and print it, and round up a bunch of signatures for us..... and send them in.... we need them right away. We're counting on you and 1,000 other supporters to keep this issue alive. The page is at:

We particularly want it signed by people who have visited Franklin so our commissioners can understand the tourism angle for creating a
battlefield park.Thanks for your interest and support...we won't give up on the goal of keeping BGA as a battlefield park!

Joe Smyth
Save The Franklin Battlefield, Inc.