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Upcoming Events

Now Through January 14, Train Exhibit. HO scale model train diorama of Franklin circa 1932. 

Since 2018, the Franklin Historical Museum has played host to a variety of speakers from around New England who cover a wide range of topics from the Revolutionary War to baseball player Eddie Grant. The series takes place on the second Sunday of every month and is free to the public. We hope you will join us for our next event!

The Second Sunday Speaker Series is supported by the Friends of the Franklin Historical Museum

Events at the Museum

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Second Sunday Speaker Series 1:15PM

Joe Landry

History of the Thomson Press Building

January 14 - 21


Tuesday, January 16

Ben Franklin Journey from Slaveholder to Abolitionist AND African Son, a discussion with Alan Earls and James Johnston. 6:30PM

Wednesday, January 17

BenFranklin Autobiography* LIVE Readathon

9:30AM. Come and participate!  Contact Alan Earls with any questions ...

Thursday, January 18 World Premier

"The Boatbuilders" pre-release Screening & Discussion


Friday, January 19

Get to know 'Ben's Books'

Meet reference librarian Vicki Earls on the second floor f the Frankin Pubic Library, at the display case, 2:00pm for the story of the books - what are they and how did they end up in Franklin.

Friday, January 19

BIG Library Book Sale - Franklin Public Library

Saturday, January 20

Ben Franklin, Ameria's First Scientist - a talk and demonstration by engineer - entrepreneur John Berg

10am-1pm at the Franklin Historical Museum. 

Saturday, January 20

BIG Library Book Sale - Franklin Public Library

Saturday, January 20

Vera meyer and Ben Franklin's Glass Armonica

6:30 - 8:00PM Franklin Public Library

Sunday, January 21

Ben Franklin Considered and Reconsidered - an authorized showing of PBS interviews with moder leaders discussing the man facets of Benjamin Frankin.

1:00-4:00pm Franklin Historical Museum

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