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Book of Franklin Township History Available for a Limited-Time Sale of $5 at the Library

(Image taken from the FTPL Online Photo Archive. Click here to explore the archive!)

For a limited time, copies of Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ: A History by William B. Brahms are now on sale for the special holiday price of only $5! This comprehensive history is a perfect holiday gift for any history buff, as it covers Franklin Township’s early settling in the mid seventeenth-century until about the turn of the twenty-first (nearly four hundred years!). From the Township’s soil composition and geographic features to its integral role in the American Revolutionary War, this book is an invaluable resource of information. Stop by the Circulation or Reference Desk to pick up your copy today!

We can send you a copy of the book by mail! To begin the process, please email

NOTE: This special offer will only be available until 12/31/2020! Be sure to pick up a copy for your family this holiday season!

The Lenape Millstone and arrowheads typical of those often found in the area.

Examples of the Colonial Era architecture in Franklin Township.

This book is full of rare photographs taken from the FTPL archive and elsewhere.

Original price: $30.

Look for this display at the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk!

Looking for more local history? Click here to explore our online historical photo archive!

If you have any questions about this special sale, please leave a comment below, call the Reference Desk at 732-873-8700 ext. 111, message us on our online chat service.

Thanks for reading!
-George, FTPL

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