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Old Fashioned Christmas – December 10, 2017

Mark your calendar for the FREE Franklin Township Historical Society Old Fashioned Christmas! Join us Sunday, December 10th at 6 p.m. at the Society’s Meeting House, 6510 S. Franklin Road. We’ll have Christmas carols accompanied by the original 1870s Big…
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Harvest Luncheon & Historical Marker Photos

Our Harvest Luncheon on October 21 was a rousing success! Highlights of the luncheon included guests from the Indiana School for the Deaf and the Indiana Deaf History Museum, a special Skype presentation by Doug Stringham of Utah Valley University, piano…
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Harvest Dinner – October 22

Join us October 22 for our annual Harvest Dinner and enjoy food, fellowship, assorted door prizes, and a presentation of historical interest! In keeping with the statewide bicentennial celebration, this year’s dinner will feature a look back at portions of…
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Ice Cream Social & Croquet this Saturday!

There will be a free Ice Cream Social and Croquet event during Open Hours at the Franklin Township Historical Society’s 1871 Meeting House, 6510 S. Franklin Rd, on August 6th from 1 to 4. Stop by and test your croquet skill,…
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2015 Harvest Dinner Photos

Our 2015 Harvest Dinner was a success! In addition to a delicious dinner, we heard a presentation by interpreter Glory-June Greiff about Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter. Thanks to everyone who helped or attended!

Open Hours Changes & Special Events

Just a reminder that there will be no Open Hours during the month of June. This Saturday, June 6, is our Indoor Yard Sale, held at the Civic League building in Wanamaker (8822 Southeastern Avenue). Come by and find some great deals! The…
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Spring Cleaning? Donate Your Stuff!

The Franklin Township Historical Society is requesting donations for its upcoming “indoor yard sale,” to be held June 6th at the Franklin Township Civic League, 8822 Southeastern Ave. Proceeds from the sale will be used to help repair and maintain…
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Help preserve our Meeting House!

Our building, the former Big Run Baptist Church, was constructed in 1871 and needs continual maintenance and preservation work — from simple repairs like painting and tuckpointing, to big, expensive projects like replacing the roof, improving lot drainage, and replacing support…
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