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Marriott International

July 01, 2014 12:03 ET

Travelers Make Extended Stays in Franklin, TN for Civil War Commemoration

Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs Offers Guests a Package to Make the Most of Tennessee's 2014 Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event

FRANKLIN, TN--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - The Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30th 1864 at Franklin, Tennessee. This short engagement was one of the most momentous battles of the Civil War and had been described in its day as "The Greatest Drama in American History." This fall, the historic town of Franklin invites people from all over the world to honor those warriors, share the town's heritage, and celebrate Tennessee. From November 13th through November 16th, crowds will gather for Tennessee's 2014 Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event, remembering the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin.

Attendees of this event can expect four days of people being proud of their home, and anyone making an extended stay in Franklin, Tennessee can expect the same of Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs. Their spacious suites, full kitchens, and thoughtful amenities afford guests familiar comforts, while the Residence Inn staff is dedicated to making guests feel welcome in their hometown. Guests won't find another hotel near Nashville, TN with the old fashioned southern hospitality that these suites exude.

With that hope in mind, Residence Inn is offering guests a package exclusive among Franklin, TN hotel specials. In honor of the Sesquicentennial commemoration, their "Historical Package" includes the "Widow of the South" book, Williamson County Archives Museum admission, and 2 admissions to the historical sites Lotz House, Carter House, and Carnton Plantation -- giving guests everything they need to immerse themselves in this historic town and its storied history. For more information about this hospitable offer, contact Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs Sales Manager, Paige McNeill by phone at (615) 435-0501 or via email at pmcneill@chartwellhospitality.com.

Franklin's celebratory weekend is filled with fun events for the history buff seeking to expand their understanding, as well as the leisure traveler looking for a slice of Americana at its most unique. Educational symposiums, book signings, a Sesquicentennial Civil War exhibit, musical presentations, ticketed events like the 150th Battle of Franklin Re-enactment at Carnton Plantation where re-enactors will collaborate together to bring the Battle of Franklin to life, and a special concert with Alison Browns & Friends will be taking place all around Franklin's Main Street, The Factory at Franklin (Liberty Hall), the Eastern Flank Event Center, and Franklin Theatre. Among hotels in Franklin Tennessee, the Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs puts guests closer to the weekend's action than any other.

About Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs
This extended-stay hotel offers something for every traveler. Whether on vacation to enjoy America's music capital of Nashville or visiting for long-term business engagements, the oversized guest suites at Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs will accommodate whatever their guests need. The hotel's location allows for a versatile stay, putting local attractions like Historic Downtown Franklin, Franklin Family Center, and Arrington Vineyards just minutes away, or Nashville hot spots like the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium only a few short miles along the highway. Complimentary breakfasts make starting a day of sightseeing easy, and guests can unwind after exploring at the hotel's indoor pool and whirlpool, or work up a sweat at the Fitness Center and SportCourt. The guest suites are designed to give guests the comforts of home. With space for eating, sleeping, and working, these suites are as adaptable as your itinerary. Furnished with attentive amenities like free Wi-Fi, microwave, stovetop, oven, full fridge, HD TVs, and onsite laundry or offsite valet laundry service -- guests can be sure that Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs makes their experience a priority. The signature crisp linens, fluffy pillows, and lush custom comforters on the beds make any visit to this Franklin, TN extended-stay hotel complete. With the best in both comfort and convenience, travelers seeking accommodations near Nashville seek Residence Inn Franklin Cool Springs.

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