Signs of History (SM)

Franklin County

For a map directing you to Franklin County click here.

Area: 697 square miles

Formed in 1785 from Henry and Bedford and added to from Patrick. Named for Benjamin Franklin. General Jubal A. Early lived in this county.
Rocky Mount, A-60 Rte. 220, at Rocky Mount
Fort Blackwater, A-93 Rte. 220, 3 miles n. of Rocky Mount
Booker T. Washington's Birthplace, KP-4, Rte. 122, just w. of Hales Ford Church
Birthplace of General Jubal Early, A-95 Rte. 116, 5.2 miles n. of Rte. 122
Carolina Road, A-96 Rte. 220, .7 mile s. of Roanoke-Franklin Co. line
Washington Iron Works, A-97 Rte. 220 Bus., .5 mile s. of Franklin Co. court house in Rocky Mount
Taylor's Store, A-98 Rte. 122, 1.6 miles e. of Rte. 116

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