Tag Archive: membership

2015 Board & Officers

The executive officers for 2015 have been voted in! Here are the incoming FTHS officers and board: Officers President: Nancy VanArendonk Vice-President: Ann Hansen Secretary: Alena Van Arendonk Treasurer: Dana Crapo President Emerita: Sylvia Henricks Committee Chairs Archivist: Marlena Linne Building & Grounds: Tommy…
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Summer Events for 2013

A varied series of fun and interesting summer activities is being offered by the Franklin Township Historical Society! Any who might be interested are invited to become a part of the Society (if you aren’t already) and to join us…
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Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration Photos

This year’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration was held on Sunday, December 16.  We had a traditionally-decorated live tree, Christmas carols accompanied by our antique pump organ, cookies, punch and other holiday snacks, and even a visit from Santa Claus!  Between 30…
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Ice Cream Social at Meeting House

Today, we bring you one of Sylvia Henricks’ “Remembrances.” You can read more of Sylvia’s columns weekly in The Franklin Township Informer, or in her book From The Ash Grove (available directly from the FTHS, and via the web site).The Franklin Township Historical Society celebrated…
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Membership Outing to Indiana History Center

Join us Wednesday, July 11 for a group tour and lunch the Indiana History Center! Meet at the Meeting House (6510 S. Franklin Rd.) at 10AM for carpooling, if desired, or to caravan with the group so we all arrive…
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Save The Date – IHS Outing

Join us July 11 for a membership outing to the Indiana Historical Society in downtown Indianapolis on the canal.  The outing includes lunch.  More info to come!

2012 Special Events

Open Hours have begun for 2012! We held our first Open Hours at the Meeting House this past Saturday and welcomed several new guests. Open Hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday and third Sunday of…
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Members’ Lunch at the Propylaeum

submitted by president emerita Sylvia Henricks A day-trip is always fun, and the Society members who drove into Indianapolis in early July to visit the Propylaeum on Delaware Street for a tour and lunch had a good time.The big “Queen…
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Lunch at the Propylaeum

Join us Wednesday, July 6 for an exclusive FTHS Membership event! We’ll have a private tour of the historic Propylaeum, followed by a delicious lunch. (A donation of $1 is requested for the tour, and the full menu can be…
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What We Did in 2010

Every year, the president of the Franklin Township Historical Society compiles a summary of the year’s events. Here is this year’s wrap-up from FTHS president Diana Stevenson. Sages say that “time flies when you’re having fun,” and Franklin Township Historical…
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