The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The history of the State of Franklin, an autonomous territory west of the Appalachian Mountains (in what is now part of Tennessee), established by frontier pioneers in 1784.

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Making of the Documentary
08:44 — The filmmakers explain what was involved in the making of the historical documentary about the State of Franklin, including working with a panel exper (more…)
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00:30 — Trace the arc of an oft-forgotten post-Revolutionary War rebellion and attempted secession. 8/23/2013
Story of America’s First Secession
01:00 — The historical documentary traces the story of the State of Franklin, a forgotten post-Revolutionary War rebellion and attempted secession.

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  • Premiered: May 13, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The history of the State of Franklin, an autonomous territory west of the Appalachian Mountains (in what is now part of Tennessee), established by frontier pioneers in 1784.

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