The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin

Premiered August 2013

A half-hour documentary that chronicles the creation and demise of the State of Franklin, a pivotal yet mostly forgotten post-Revolutionary War rebellion and attempted secession.

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The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin

Making of the Documentary

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the documentary about the State of Franklin.

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Making of the Documentary

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The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin

Story of America’s First Secession

Uncover the mystery, the legends and the truth behind America’s first secession.

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Story of America’s First Secession

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The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin

The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin - Preview

Airs Friday, August 23, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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