Franklin Historical Society

The mission of the Franklin Historical Society is to seek to preserve and foster appreciation of local history and to maintain living museums for educational and community enrichment.


The Franklin Historical Society has started our spring grade school program where the children are instructed as if they are students in 1908. After their class work is done they tour our other historic buildings. The FHS has graduated over 7,500 students in this program. The historic barn museum being built this year will be an important extension of this educational program.


FHS Luanne instructs class

Upcoming Events


Open House Dates

After Music in the Park, the Franklin Historical Society will open our buildings for touring on the following dates:  June 19, July 24 and August 21.     On July 4, after the City of Franklin’s parade, our buildings will be open for touring.


The Franklin Historical Society will host our annual Harvest Barn Dance on Sunday October 2nd, 2016 at the Root River Center 7220 W. Rawson Avenue from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Music by Vern and The Originals.


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