Notes from the Editor

We are in the process of reorganizing the website and having a grand time of it!

Do you have suggestions?  We’d like to hear them.  Email

You Ask, We Answer

We heard from Fran Wuhlbrandt and here are some additional corrections to the list of sponsors from her: Fahrmann Motors Earl Elliott Hatchery Manatts Mens Clothing And “probably” Franklin Farmers Service Co. Patterson Dry Goods Thank you, Fran, for providing the correct names. Fran asked, “Is the curtain at Maysville?  I do hope you don’tContinue Reading

Recap Movie of Historical Tour of Homes

Sunday December 6 we visited six locations and learned many historical footnotes.  ABCM provided a bus and many took advantage of riding and not driving.   This event was a fundraiser for the Old Stone House. Harriman Nielsen committee members decorated the home for the holidays.  We send a big thanks out to them!  Did youContinue Reading

September Notes

We would like to thank Larry Gilchrist for his writing, editing, online posting, website development and support over the last many years.  Larry has been the force behind the newsletter for a long time – and without him, you would not be reading this today!  Many thanks Larry. We’ve begun the process of posting thisContinue Reading

History Begins Here

The Museum is open from January 15 through November 15: Monday - Friday, 1 to 4. 

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the museum is also open Sunday 1 to 4.

We will happily open at other times by appointment. Send an e-mail any time, call during regular museum hours, or during off hours, call Franklin County Tourism at 1 641 456 5668.

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