The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin (2011)
Movie: The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin
- Director: Buck Kahler
- Stars: David Louis Ball, Jeff Wells, Phillip Anthony Smith, Leigh Ann Jernigan, Ron Black
- Release Date: May 12, 2011
- Run Time: 28 mins
- Genre: Documentary
At the end of the American Revolution, frontier settlers beyond the Appalachian Mountains founded their own government. They named their new territory: The State of Franklin. Two men would decide its fate, John Sevier, the Governor of Franklin, a charismatic hero of the Revolution, was obsessed to see his dream realized at any cost. John Tipton, originally supported Franklin’s independence, but as the new government led to chaos, he vowed to bring an end to the fledgling state and rejoin North Carolina. Their struggle would lead to bloodshed and change the U.S. Constitution forever. Discover the truth behind the myth and uncover the mystery behind what would have become America’s 14th State: .