The Historical Society holds several events throughout the year. Below you will find the current event schedule for 2006.
Please feel free to come out and join us for an informative as well as fun time.
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Date Event
Oct. 18, 2013 'Ghosts & More' - our 11th year! Meet 'Spirits' who board your vintage bus to tell true tales of ghostly events and sightings along the tour route in Rocky Mount. More than 70 volunteers put on the show. Tickets on sale Sept. 1. Two weekends. Advance purchase recommended. 540-483-1890
10/25/2013 "Ghosts & More" - get your tickets early for this 11th annual tour of Rocky Mount. Meet the long dead and recently seen as you travel on a vintage tour bus around town. True tales of ghostly sightings and murderous activity - and lots of intrigue! Choose your departure time at time of ticket purchase. 540-483-1890. Tickets on sale in September.
April 13, 2014 "Moonshine Express" - 2nd weekend. Meet characters from Franklin County's famous liquid industry. Vintage cars & people tell true stories. See our full-size replica likker still and meet modern-day people from both sides of the law. Tickets 540-483-1890. On sale in March. Usuall a sell-out - call as soon as you can.
April 6, 2014 'Moonshine Express' - two dates againthis year! Ride a vintage bus through the county seat of Rocky Mount to meet characters associated with the local likker industry in the Moonshine Capital of the World. Vintage people and vehicles. Tickets on sale in March! Advance purchase recommended. Choose your departure time for an approximately 1 3/4-hour tour. Displays include a full-size replica moonshine likker still. Credit cards accepted. 540-483-1890.
May 2014 14th annual Veterans Memorial Day, Franklin County Courthouse lawn. Honoring local casualities of all wars and military conflicts. Emphasis on the War Between the States which touched practically every household in Franklin County. 1770s & 1800s period dress. Re-enactors, rifle salute, wreath-laying, speaker. Show your patriotism.
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