IGNITE BLAZING TRAILS OF HISTORY
From settlement of the frontier and the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad and Civil War, American history was written on the canvas of Franklin County. The influence of many distinguished people and well-known events of Franklin County stretched beyond the county boundaries, contributing to the story that is America’s history.
Mary Jemison (Dehgewanus) – Martin Delaney – Nellie Fox — James Buchanan – Robert E. Lee – Margaret Cochran Corbin – Frederick Douglass — Jimmy Stewart – Patrick Gass – Peter Geiser & George Frick – Walter Washington Smith – Thaddeus Stevens
To find out who these people are—if you don’t know or remember—and to find how they are associated with Franklin County, visit one of Franklin County’s museums or sites of historic interpretation.
CHAMBERSBURG: Penn State Extension - "Winter Sowing" Pre-K -Family Friendly- February 13th 10 a.m. -...February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MERCERSBURG: Fendrick Library – Book Signing With Greg Davis new Release "Battle Tested" - Februar...February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
CHAMBERSBURG: Vintage Market at The Old Red Barn...February 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GREENCASTLE: Greencastle Shopkeepers – “Valentine’s Weekend Shopping Event” - February 12th...February 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WAYNESBORO: Destination ARTS! Performances and Events for February 11 – February 14, 2016...February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm