"Alice Wiggin 1878-1966 - Alice Wiggin was a much beloved English Teacher at FHS for 42 years. A graduate of Radcliffe College, she dedicated her life to her passion of teaching, to her students, and to her friends. She was a strong and positive influence on all who knew her. The Rotary Club of Franklin voted her 'Citizen of the Year' in 1956.
When she died, at the age of 88 in 1966, she was buried in the family plot of a close, life long friend. It was recently discovered that there was no proper marker on this amazing woman's grave.
Next Saturday, November 18th at 10 AM there will be a small dedication ceremony for the placing of a grave marker for Alice Wiggin in the Union Street Cemetery.
The Franklin HS Class of 1929 dedicated their yearbook to Ms. Wiggin. Their words. 'Scholar, Counselor, Teacher, Friend' have been inscribed on her marker. "
|Alice Wiggin gets a Grave Marker - Saturday, Nov 18 - 10 AM|