Dean College History Professor, Rob Lawson will lead a tour of the historic cemetery at dusk, Wednesday, October 31. Lawson has lead the tour for the Dean College community for a number of years, and has opened it up to the general public the past few years.
Stories of many of many Franklin prominent families, Pond, Thayer, Fisher, Fletcher, Ray, Metcalf, Mann, Dean and many more are told as the tour visits the gravesites of these famous families. Lawson also educates the crowd on the evolution of gravestone symbolic designs.
All who are interested in joining the tour, are invited to meet on the steps of the Franklin Historical Museum, 80 West Central Street, at 5:00 PM The tour will leave the museum shortly after 5:00 and walk to the cemetery.
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