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Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration – December 4, 2016

The Franklin Township Historical Society’s annual “Old Fashioned Christmas” will be Sunday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m. Join us at the Meeting House (built 1871), located at 6510 S. Franklin Road, for a traditional celebration as in the old days! Sing carols accompanied by…
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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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Rummage Sale Saturday, June 4

Our fundraiser rummage sale will be held Saturday, June 4 from 9AM to 3PM at the Franklin Township Civic League building, 8822 Southeastern Avenue. Most items will not be priced; just pay whatever you’d like to donate! If you have items…
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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!

Meeting House Roof & Restoration Complete!

The Franklin Township Historical Society’s Meeting House (located at 6510 South Franklin Road) is one of the most recognizable buildings in southeastern Marion County. And for those of you driving, biking, or walking your dog by, you may have noticed…
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Harvest Dinner, October 24 – Gene Stratton Porter

How much do you know about Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter (1863-1924)? She was not only a best-selling novelist, but also a magazine columnist, a wildlife photographer, an amateur naturalist, and one of the first women to form and own…
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Old Settlers Day wrapup

Thanks to everyone who came by our booth at the Old Settlers Day street fair in Wanamaker yesterday! We had great weather for the festival and a successful day at the FTHS booth, with plenty of new memberships and book sales. Special congratulations…
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