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.
- Sunday 1:00PM-4:00PM,
- Thursday 5:00PM-8:00PM
- Saturdays 10:00AM-1:00PM
The museum is handicap accessible.
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