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June 13: Monuments Men topic of historical society's June dinner
The Franklin Area Historical Society's Annual June dinner is slated for Monday, June 13, 6 p.m., at the Anderson Life Celebration Center, 360 Commerce Center Drive, Franklin.
The evening's speaker will be Susan Talbot-Stanaway on "Looking at The Monuments Men from an Ohio Perspective." Behind the recent film, “The Monuments Men,” there is an incredible story about Ohioans who took part in the greatest treasure hunt and cultural rescue in the history of the world. Talbot-Stanaway is retired Director of the Zanesville Museum of Art. She is an art historian, concentrating on American Art, and has curated over 500 exhibitions. Recently her research and curatorial efforts have focused on World War I posters, American illustrators, and contemporary art quilts.
Cost for the dinner is $22 for members; $25 for non-members. RSVP by June 6 by calling (937) 746-8457 (the Franklin Area Chamber office) to RSVP. Mail checks made out to FAHS to 302 Park Ave., Franklin, 45005,
The evening will also include honoring the historical society's member and volunteer of the year.
The speaker is made possible though the courtesy of the Ohio Humanities Council.
Events scheduled for Sept. 12 and Nov 14. Watch for details.
Open for the Season!
2016 dates: The Harding Museum and Log Post office are open on for the season on Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., through September.