Thirty years ago, Carnton Plantation in Franklin was run down and in danger of destruction. Fortunately a handful of people joined together to protect and preserve the historic home. As Susan Watson found out, thousands of people visit the site each year, intrigued by the events that took place there nearly 150 years ago.
Susan Watson has been involved with Tennessee Crossroads, both behind and in front of the camera, since 1988. A Middle Tennessee native, Watson studied Spanish in high school and became interested in Mexican culture. She occasionally traveled to Mexico to teach English to middle-school children.