Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Upcoming Events at the Historical Museum

Horace Mann Day is May 3

The Franklin Historical Commission will celebrate 'Horace Mann Day' on Sunday, May 3, 2015 with a special presentation, HORACE MANN AND HIS WORLD, featuring writer and commentator Peter Golden.

Franklin's most famous son, Mann was a lawyer, politician, abolitionist, the first Secretary of Education and is most often referred to as the 'Father of Education'. The museum will unveil the Horace Mann exhibit, which will become a permanent exhibit.

Invitations are going out to History and Social Study teachers in town. The public is invited to attend the lecture and enjoy refreshments, including birthday cake in celebration of Mann's Birthday, which falls on Monday, May 4th.

The Franklin Historical Museum is located at 80 West Central Street, Franklin, and is open
Sunday 1:00PM-4:00PM 
Thursday 5:00PM-8:00PM 
Saturdays 10:00AM-1:00PM

The museum is handicap accessible.

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Movie Night at the Museum

Sunday, April 19th
6:00 p.m.
The Miracle Worker

The story of teacher Anne Sullivan and her struggles to teach blind and deaf mute Helen Keller, to communicate. 1962 version with Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke. Price of Admission is a canned good for the Franklin Food Pantry.