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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!

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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Gallery: Franklin Township Fire Department Honors

We have previously shared a bit about the township’s volunteer fire department, which was comprised of four stations. Today we present a gallery of a few of the honors they received in the years shortly before Franklin Township came under the umbrella of the…
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Collection Spotlight: Wanamaker State Bank

Previously, our Collection Spotlight focused on items from the Acton State Bank. Now let’s take a look at some of the many extant artifacts from its neighbor, the Wanamaker State Bank. Many of the promotional items distributed by the bank advertise its membership in…
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Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department

For many decades, until Franklin Township became part of the Indianapolis Fire Department’s coverage area, all fire emergencies were handled solely by township volunteers. There were four volunteer fire houses in the township. These photos are reminders of the well-organized and…
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Collection Spotlight: Acton State Bank

In today’s Collection Spotlight, we’re looking at some artifacts from the Acton State Bank. This bank was located on Exchange Street, next to the U.S. Post Office. It was robbed in 1924; the robbers, who were never caught, got away…
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PHOTOS: Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration

Thanks to everyone who came out for our annual Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration, held at the Meeting House on Sunday! We had a live Christmas tree with vintage decorations, cookies and punch, caroling, presentations on the history of Christmas songs and Victorian…
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Harvest Dinner Photos

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2014 Harvest Dinner, featuring Lads of Harmony! We had 45 guests, gave away numerous door prizes, introduced the new officers of the board, and talked about what we did in 2014. Below are…
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