The mission of the Franklin Historical Society is to seek to preserve and foster appreciation of local history and to maintain living museums for educational and community enrichment.
On Saturday April 3rd the day before Easter the Franklin Lions Club will be hosting their annual children’s Easter Egg Hunt in Lions Legend Park starting at 10 AM. The Franklin Historical Society will open our buildings for touring right after the egg hunt.
Christmas Nativity Walk
On Saturday December 5th the Franklin Historical Society along with Morning Star Productions hosted a special Christmas program. Biblical Christmas characters were stationed on the pathways of our historical buildings doing their performances.
The sun shines brilliantly over the newly painted Franklin Barn Museum in Franklin’s Lions Legend Park in the Franklin Historical Society’s historic village. The color is called barn red and is trimmed with a classic white paint.
Saturday August 15 the Franklin Historical Society opened our historic buildings to the general public for touring. It was a great success and very nice to get our buildings open again. We will do so again in about six weeks and for our Christmas program on Saturday December 5. Please like us on Facebook and be notified of future events.
The “Women Right to Vote” program will be rescheduled later in the year and all FHS programs and open houses dates will be updated on this website when known.
The Franklin Historical Society’s village of buildings has been land marked in 2018 as a “Historic District” by the Milwaukee County Historical Society.Pictured below is our new General Store display in the Old Town Hall.