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The Community Partnership for Revitalization is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote the unique assets of Rocky Mount and Franklin County by utilizing a preservation-based approach to community development. Current focus is to market our culture and history through events and tours.
Court Days are returning to Rocky Mount, VA! As a part of the Crooked Road "Mountains of Music" program, we're celebrating our history and culture on June 13, 2015 in Uptown & Downtown Rocky Mount. The day will be filled with live music, artisans, exhibits, food vendors, children activities, and guided tours to historic homes/buildings with stories of people connected to them. On the courthouse lawn, The Franklin County Historical Society will present an entertaining program and a short play, written by Mr. Rex Stephenson, based on an actual 1800s trial. See list of activities under "EVENTS".
Franklin County, Va has been the focus of much public attention related to moonshine activities. We have 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.