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Sporty Luxury

For additional information about the Franklin Automobile, go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_(automobile) and http://www.franklincar.org/. The latter source suspects that 3,700 of the original 150,000 vehicles survive to this day.

Museum Pieces

The Gilmore Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan (between Chicago and Detroit) is just a short drive from Kalamazoo (I know a gal there) Their Franklin Collection is housed in a replica of a 1918 Franklin dealership. There is also a Pierce Arrow collection in an adjoining building. https://www.gilmorecarmuseum.org/ But wait, there’s still more. The The Franklin Auto Museum™, maintained by the Thomas H. Hubbard/H.H. Franklin Foundation, is located in Tucson Arizona. http://franklinmuseum.org/

The Club

The H. H. Franklin Club, Inc. is a non-profit membership organization (aptly named, since the Franklin ceased to turn a profit during the Great Depression. http://www.franklincar.org/index.html
Historical Automobiles