Established in 1914, this renovated building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the few Carnegie libraries in Texas still being used for its original purpose. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. . On U.S. 79.
Established in 1880, this historic cemetery is the burial site of six Civil War veterans, two Spanish-American War veterans, and several notable Texas musicians. F.M. 46 South at Henry Prairie Road, 1.5 miles south of Franklin.
In a rural cemetery a few miles southeast of Franklin is the grave of Gen. Walter Washington Williams, the last surviving Civil War veteran, who died in 1959. In Mount Pleasant church cemetery off F.M. 2446.
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