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Franklin Historical Society to Feature Author Stephen Puleo

On Sunday, October 10th, the Franklin Historical Society will delve into the story of the USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America’s First Humanitarian Mission. 

In his latest book, Voyage of Mercy, author and historian Stephen Puleo details the remarkable story of the mission that inspired America to donate massive relief to Ireland during the potato famine, which sparked America’s tradition of providing humanitarian aid around the world. Wall Street Journal Review “well- researched and splendidly written...a tribute to the better angels of America’s nature.”

Join us in this next chapter of our Second Sunday Speaker Series, doors open at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Franklin Historical Museum