An Old Fashioned Christmas

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season as the Franklin Historical Society presents its annual Christmas celebration in Lions Legend Park. Children are invited to the Whelan School on Saturday, December 1 in preparation for the Christmas festivities. There they will make ornaments, decorate the school tree and learn songs of the

Living in the 1950’s — “Franklin Style”

Franklin in the 1950’s still retained its rural landscape and its people were very self-sufficient. There was very little commercial development and its businesses centered around farm equipment stores, local general stores, gas stations and taverns. This is in contrast to the Franklin of today where families have easy access to retail establishments, restaurants, banks,

The Summer Singers

The Summer Singers will be performing as part of the Smokehouse Dedication Program. The Summer Singers began singing together in 2007 so this our seventh summer together. The original members met as part of the larger Community Chorus of Hales Corners, but now we have members from all different choirs and areas. Most choirs go