Franklin Area
Historical Society
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Events and Programs
Mark your Calendars

Watch this space for details about 2018 programs, events, and exhibits. 

Feb. 12: Program. Details TBA.

Early April: Appraisal event. Details TBA.

April 29: Trivia Event fundraiser. Details TBA.

May 5: Museums open, Saturdays, 11 to 3 p.m. Open through September.

May-Sept: Harding Museum Summer exhibit: Franklin Art and Artists. 

June: Annual dinner

Sept. 10: Program. Details TBA.

Sept: Yard Sale

Nov.: Holiday Bazaar

Nov.: World War I Centennial Events. Details TBA.
Rhese Watercolors
Local artist William B. Rehse painted a number of lovely watercolors of Franklin scenes. We have prints available for purchase in three sizes, 3" X 5" ($2.50), 4" X 6" ($3.00), and 16" X 20" ($15 unmatted and $25 matted). Sizes are approximate. Scenes include North Main St., Conover Building, Clock Tower, Prof's, and Fourth and Main. Email FAHS to arrange for purchase. Price does not include shipping. Download an order form.


Callahan Sketches
Local artist Trudi Callahan did beautiful sketches of area landmarks. We have four available as notecards: the Suspension Bridge, the Great Miami River Bridge (current lions bridge), the Harding Museum, and Cookie's Grocery. These are available at the Harding Museum. Notecards are $1.25 each or $10 for a set of 8 (2 of each scene). Email FAHS to arrange for purchase. Price does not include shipping.
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