The Town celebrates its centennial. Mortimer Blake publishes “A History of the Town of Franklin”.
His centennial Address closes with:
May the patriotism, the steadfast integrity, the intelligence, and the harmony which beautify the history of the past century of this town, shine on clearer and purer into the coming centuries, as far and as long as the name of FRANKLIN, Mass., can be read !
King David Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, is instituted.
Town newspaper “The Franklin Sentinel” begins publishing.
Lydia Paine Ray, daughter of Joseph G. and Emily (Rockwood) Ray, becomes the “first lady collegiate graduate from Franklin”, graduating “with honor” from Vassar College.
he “first lady collegiate graduate from Franklin”, graduating “with honor” from Vassar College.