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Next Up:

Sunday October 9th

Ted Reinstein


The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball's

Color Barrier

Doos open at 1:00PM

Presentation starts at 1:15PM

When: Second Sunday of the Month, 1:15pm

Who: Local Historians

What: 60-90 minute presentations on a wide range of historical topics from the Revolutionary War to Franklin-born major league baseball player, Eddie Grant

Where: Main Room          Franklin Historical Museum


Sponsored by the Friends of Franklin Historical Museum

Second Sunday Speaker Series 2022

Every year the Franklin Historical Museum plays host to a series of twelve speakers. The Franklin Historical Commission, in partnership with the Friends of the Franklin Historical Museum, is happy to announce the Second Sunday Speaker Series for 2022.

January 9 - Dennis Sardella

Byzantine and Russian Icons

February 13 - Jeff Roy

Love Letters to Presidents

March 13 - Chris Woolf

Bumbling through the Hindu Kush

April 10 - Spirits of Fashion

The Swinging Sixties

May 8 - Historic New England

New England Stone Walls

June 12 - Alan Earls

Franklin Fire Department 150 Years

July 10 - Alan Earls

Edward W. Brooke

August 14 - Wolfgang Bauer

FIRESTORM: A childhood amidst the ruins of war

September 11 - Maureen Taylor - The photo detective

Buns, Beards, Bodices and Bustles

October 9 - Ted Reinstein

Before Brooklyn

November 10 - Dennis Sardella

Byzantine and Russian Icons

December TBA

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