Tag Archive: publications

What We Did In 2017

Here’s our annual Year In Review: Four of our Historical Society publications have gone out of print, and we are in the process of publishing new editions. This is challenging, since the original books were printed decades ago using traditional…
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Remembrances: Big Run Cemetery

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)….
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WPA Outhouses: Humble But Historic

It might seem strange to write a book about outhouses — those rustic shacks that our forebears used instead of the indoor porcelain plumbing we’re used to — but there is a lot of history in those little wooden buildings!…
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From The Ash Grove: Interurban

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).Written for my June 20, 1985,…
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Antique Postcard Exhibit

Just a reminder that there will be a special exhibit of vintage and antique postcards on display at this week’s Open Hours! Join us at the Meeting House (6510 S. Franklin Rd.) between 1 and 4 p.m. on June 2….
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Remembrances: Hittle Tile Factory

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)….
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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)….
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