The Franklin Historical Museum located on West Central Street near the Fire Station is now open and free to visitors. The open hours are
- Thursday 5 PM to 8 PM
- Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM
- Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM
Learn more about the Historical Commission from their website.
Franklin Public Library
118 Main Street*
The nation's first public lending library was established in 1778 with a donation of books by Benjamin Franklin. The surviving books are currently on display in a bookcase in the Reading Gallery.
*Please note: The Franklin Public Library building is currently undergoing renovations. All books and library activities are currently located at 25 Kenwood Circle, Franklin (click here for directions).
99 Main Street
Originally founded as Dean Academy in 1865, Dean College recently celebrated it's 150th year. In that time Dean has grown into a private, residential college offering associate degree and baccalaureate degree programs.
Historic Walking Trail Sign
Visit the Town Common or click here to download a PDF of this informative sign.