Seeking To Tell A  

Fuller Story

  Of Franklin

Learning From Our Past To Reconcile Our Future


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Reconstruction & Jim Crow

Following the Civil War the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments were passed and ratified. In 1877 Reconstruction ended and the Jim Crow Era soon began. It was during this time that separate restrooms and separate water fountains were in Franklin.