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Killed in the Line of Duty

July 16, 2014 – July 16, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Learn the stories behind some of our brave and fallen Franklin County emergency service personnel.  Presented July 16th at 6:30 pm at the Brookville Public Library. Register


The Tombstone Trail Part 2

June 18, 2014 – June 18, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Learn some of the stories, misfortunes and interesting facts about the lives and final days of those buried in Franklin County cemeteries.  This program, a continuation from last year’s, will give you a new appreciation for what these stones actually represent.  Presented free of charge at the Brookville
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Hooked on History-A MOMENT in TIME: FRANKLIN CO. as SEEN THROUGH the EYE of the CAMERA, Part 4

May 21, 2014 – May 21, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Hooked on History Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Brookville Library.  A MOMENT in TIME: FRANKLIN COUNTY as SEEN THROUGH the EYE of the CAMERA, Part 4.  The program is continued by popular demand and is a Powerpoint presentation of rare views, historic photographs and
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Hooked on History-A Cincinnati Private Eye Protecting Princess Di

April 16, 2014 – April 16, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Cincinnati private investigator and author, Rich McDonough for a look at “A Fascinating Footnote in History.” This true story details the adventures of Princess Diana, her friend Juli, and McDonough as they traveled through Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee on Princess Di’s own undercover investigation. Presented by Rich
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Lake and Calvert: The Forgotten Entertainers of Franklin County

October is magic month, and it is only appropriate that we celebrate by remembering two forgotten Franklin County men, Lester, “Marvelo” Lake and John Calvert from New Trenton! Both men had tremendous influence in the magic and entertainment business.  Not only was one a prolific inventor whose tricks and illusions are still used today, but the other was an actor and had the longest-running
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