The Franklin County Historical Society holds special events throughout the year in order to draw interest in the areas past .
Annual Events
Ghost and More Tour - The tour begins when the sun leaves the sky and darkness settles in...
This event is to be held in October Saturdays, Oct. 20 & 27

See Rocky Mount in a different light – and meet some of our better known “spirits.”

Ride an antique bus through the Town of Rocky Mount – Each tour lasts about an hour.

* See places where ghosts hang out and murderous activity has taken place.
* Actors and interpreters tell the tales.
* Tickets $13 for ages 13 and older - $5 ages 12 and younger. Not recommended for the very young.

* Mail correct amount to FCoHS, PO Box 905, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 – or visit the history museum at 508 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. For more information: (540) 483-1890 or

Veterans Memorial Day
Franklin County Historical Society, honors Franklin County’s Civil War dead along with honoring those who died in all other wars every Memorial Day on the front lawn of the Franklin County Court House.

Saturday, May 27, Franklin County Courthouse Lawn, 10 a.m. Re-enactors, 1700s & 1800s period dress. Guest speaker. Free

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