Franklin, Kansas 66735
Franklin began as a mining community in the early 1900s. It is located just off Highway 69 Bypass which is a major corridor between Kansas City and Pittsburg, Ks./Joplin, Mo. Franklin offers residents, visitors and businesses a clean, friendly, small town environment with a moderate climate. It is a short drive to a major state university and shopping centers.
MINERS' HALL MUSEUM
Franklin Community Center &
The Smithsonian comes to
Read about all the games, contests, special exhibits, programs, etc.
Read about the Kansas State Historical Society
visit to Franklin
Every Thursday at 4 pm at
Franklin Community Park
Thanks to Live Well Crawford County
for supporting our Farmers Market.
Thanks to the Pritchett Foundation and Live Well Crawford County
for supporting our Community Park.
Send donations (no matter how large or small) for
our ongoing upkeep, maintenance and programs to:
P.O. Box 43
Franklin, Ks. 66735
All donations are tax deductible
Franklin celebrated its 100th birthday with a week-end celebration June 23-24, 2007.
If you were unable to attend this celebration be sure to order your DVD which includes a segment of historic photos and a narrative about the community. Also available are other centennial collectibles.
See photos & stories about the centennial.
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