Friday, April 10, 2015

Horace Mann Day - May 3

The Franklin Historical Commission will celebrate 'Horace Mann Day' on Sunday, May 3, 2015 with a special presentation, HORACE MANN AND HIS WORLD, featuring writer and commentator Peter Golden.

Franklin's most famous son, Mann was a lawyer, politician, abolitionist,  the first Secretary of Education and is most often referred to as the 'Father of Education'.  The museum will unveil the Horace Mann exhibit, which will become
a permanent exhibit.

Invitations are going out to History and Social Study teachers in town.  The public is invited to attend the lecture and enjoy refreshments, including birthday cake in celebration of Mann's Birthday, which falls on Monday, May 4th.

Peter Golden
Peter Golden
The Franklin Historical Museum is located at 80 West Central Street, Franklin, and is open 

  • Sunday 1:00PM-4:00PM, 
  • Thursday 5:00PM-8:00PM 
  • Saturdays 10:00AM-1:00PM  

The museum is handicap accessible.

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