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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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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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May 18 – Indy 500 Postcard Display

Join us during Open Hours on Sunday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. to view a special exhibit of vintage photos and postcards relating to the Indianapolis 500, courtesy of avid postcard collector Joe Seiter.  While you’re there, explore…
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May 3 – Big Run Cemetery Tour

Join us during Open Hours for an informative tour of the Big Run Cemetery, led by our resident expert (and FTHS board member) Dana Crapo. Learn about some of our local pioneer families, and find out what all those curious…
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2014 Open Hours Begin March 1!

Our 2014 Open Hours resume this coming Saturday, March 1.  Stop in, view our permanent exhibits, and say hello! The Meeting House is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday and third Sunday of each month from…
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Photos: Vintage Comic Book Display

Thanks to the 23 new visitors who made their way to the Meeting House to see our exhibit of vintage comic books! We had books on display dating from 1941 to present day, ranging in subject matter from superheroes to…
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Vintage Comic Books this Sunday!

Join us at the Meeting House (6510 S. Franklin Rd.) this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. for our Open Hours. This week, we’re offering a special exhibit of vintage comic books! We’ll be sharing some of our favorite titles,…
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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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Report on September 16 Events

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).  Will it rain – or…
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Ghost Stories – October 21

It’s coming up on Halloween, and that means it’s the perfect time of year for ghost stories! Indiana has its fair share of paranormal oddities, and even Franklin Township has a few stories that just might make you shiver. Join…
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