Harvest Luncheon & Historical Marker Dedication – October 21

soupJoin us Saturday, October 21 at 1:00 p.m. for our Harvest Luncheon and Historical Marker Dedication!

Enjoy food and conversation on the actual historic site of Gallaudet, with live music, presentations about area history, a silent auction of gift baskets donated by local businesses, and official on-site dedication of the new Gallaudet historical marker!

The ceremony and catered luncheon will be held on the grounds of Grace Church, 5605 S. Franklin Road (directly across from the Franklin Road Library), which is the historic location of the planned town of Gallaudet. Lunch will include salad, four varieties of hearty harvest soups, fresh rolls, choice of beverages, and dessert.

The afternoon program also includes:

  • A presentation via Skype by Doug Stringham of Utah Valley University about James S. Brown, the man who started a town on this site and named it after the co-founder of the first school for the deaf in America
  • Live piano music by accomplished pianist James Kemp
  • Silent auction of gift baskets donated by area businesses
  • Official dedication of the historical marker
  • Representatives from Indiana School for the Deaf
  • Memberships and society publications available for purchase
  • …and more!

Tickets to this event are $15 per person (all proceeds support the Franklin Township Historical Society). Reservations are required, and must be received by October 12.

Reservations By Mail

To place your reservation by mail, send a check along with the name(s) of those attending to:

Franklin Township Historical Society
P. O. Box 39015
Indianapolis, IN  46239

Online Reservations

Now you can reserve your tickets with PayPal! For multiple tickets, simply change the ticket quantity in the shopping cart before checking out. Be sure to enter your name and the name(s) of your party members.


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For questions, please call (317) 862-1993 or email franklintownshiphistory@gmail.com.

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