Tag Archive: books

Authors Fair is June 7th

A popular newspaper columnist, an internationally-known animal trainer, writers of books on local history and multiple others will be part of the free Authors Fair, to be held Saturday June 7th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Franklin Road Library, 5550 S….
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Liberty Magazine, 1926

Earlier this month, the Franklin Township Historical Society received a donation of antique books and magazines from board member Ben Schuman. One of these was an issue of Liberty magazine from May, 1926.  You can view this and other magazines…
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WPA Outhouses: Humble But Historic

It might seem strange to write a book about outhouses — those rustic shacks that our forebears used instead of the indoor porcelain plumbing we’re used to — but there is a lot of history in those little wooden buildings!…
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Got your FCHS yearbook?

Hey, Franklin Central High School grads… It’s Homecoming season!  Do you need to brush up on the names of your classmates?  Maybe pick up a few signatures that you missed way back when?The Franklin Township Historical Society has a stash…
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