Welcome to Main Street!
The Community Partnership for Revitalization is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the visual aspects, to increase the economic strengths, and to promote the unique assets of Rocky Mount and Franklin County by utilizing a preservation-based approach to community development. The Community Partnership became a participant in the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Main Street Program and the Virginia Main Street Program in 1995. The Historic Central Business District is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.
Court Days are returning to Rocky Mount, VA! We will host a celebration of heritage music and community culture as part of The Crooked Road "Mountains of Music" program on June 13, 2015 in Uptown/Downtown Rocky Mount. The day will be filled with live music, food and craft vendors, and guided tours by homes/buildings of architectural interest with stories of people who lived and worked there. On the courthouse lawn, The Franklin County Historical Society will lead us in a program, including an re-enactment of an actual trial that took place in the late 1800's..
Franklin County, Va has been the focus of much public attention related to moonshine activities. Community Partnership has organized "GOOD TIMES & HARD TIMES", a guided Mouintain Life Tour of family life and culture in western Franklin County, VA during the height of moonshine era. Tour includes stories of families and events in the 1920's-1950's and includes visits to: Franklin County Historical Society & Blue Ridge Institute & Museum.
For complete information regarding tour, click on following link: RESERVATIONS: CALL 540-420-1006.