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Historic Happenings at the Franklin Historical Museum for July 2024

July is all about bridal fashion, continuing the exhibit that opened June 1. Please note, the museum will be closed Independence Day weekend, July 6 and 7.
Franklin Historical Museum Bridal Exhibit, until Aug. 4
Back by popular demand, the Franklin Historical Museum flaunts bridal styles from the late 19th century to the recent past, including our stunning “parachute dress” from 1946. The exhibit is open during regular hours, Saturdays 10-1 and Sundays 1-4, closed July 4 weekend. FREE
The Second Sunday Speaker Series – Sun, July 14
The Second Sunday Speaker Series at the museum continues on July 14, 2024 with Ren (Karen) Antonowicz, from Spirits of Fashion (, discussing changing wedding fashions over time with reference to the wedding dresses on display at the museum. Doors open at 1 and the presentation begins at 1:15. FREE
`Cinema 80’ Films in the ‘Silent Saturday’ series are on hiatus until September
Silent Saturdays have been popular since they started early this year and will be back with more in the fall. Chris Leverone, a videographer and graphics artist from Franklin, currently a producer at Franklin TV, developed this program in cooperation with the Franklin Senior Center.
The Franklin Historical Museum is located at 80 West Central Street, Franklin. The museum is open Saturday mornings from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. The museum will be closed Independence Day weekend, July 6 and 7.
When visiting the museum, please consider donating a non-perishable item for the Franklin Food Pantry. 
Questions? Contact Alan Earls at (508) 560 3786.