Grandeur On The Bayou
The Antebellum Homes of the
Franklin, Louisiana Area

            Thomas F. Kramer, M.D. will present a slide presentation entitled “Grandeur On The Bayou, The Antebellum Homes of the Franklin, Louisiana Area”, Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Young-Sanders Center for the Study of the War Between the States in Louisiana located in Franklin, Louisiana. His program will begin at 1:30 pm at 701 Teche Drive, Franklin, Louisiana.
Dr. Thomas Frere Kramer is a native of St. Mary Parish, where some members of his family have resided for nine generations. He is retired and has practiced obstetrics and gynecology for thirty-five years. Dr. Kramer is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in 1953.  After Med School, between 1955 and 1957, he was stationed in England with the rank of Major in the United States Air Force.
Kramer’s research of the Antebellum Homes of Franklin, Louisiana began as a project for the Louisiana Preservation Alliance who held its eighteen annual conference in Franklin, Louisiana in June of 1996.  Dr. Kramer and his wife Glenna were the chairpersons for the event. He has published a booklet which will be available for purchase. All proceeds of the sale of his publication will go to St. Mary Chapter, Louisiana Landmarks Society.
He has also published a genealogy book on his ancestors entitled “A Family Montage, Being the Families Kramer, Frere, Foster, Marsh, Gates and Allied Families.”
The Young-Sanders Center is located at 701 Teche Drive in Franklin, Louisiana. Our building faces the Bayou Teche one block from the St. Mary Parish Court House. The program is open to the general public with no admission charge. For further information email us at or call (337) 413-1861.