Franklin County Company History Timeline

1803
On March 30, 1803, the State of Ohio authorized the creation of Franklin County.
1813
The first state penitentiary was completed in 1813.
1814
The first church, school, and newspaper as well as the new statehouse were opened in 1814.
1873
On February 17, 1873, as a result of growth and change, the village of Rocky Mount became an incorporated town with established boundaries.
1881
In 1881, after emancipation and a successful quest to educate himself, Washington established a new black school in Tuskegee, Alabama.
1968
The Franklin County Historical Society was chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1968 for the purpose of collecting and preserving the history of Franklin County, Virginia.
2000
Franklin County's 540 square miles averaged 1,980 people per square mile in 2000.
2002
Franklin County was the home of the 2002 NCAA football national champion Ohio State Buckeyes.
2015
2015 Franklin County Historical Society 460 S. Main Street Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151 Site by Howl'n Dog Designs.
2020
2020 marks our 52nd anniversary Happy new year to us - and you.
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