Celebrate Women's History Month:
I am... We are Valiant
With Guest Speaker: Carla Christopher
Saturday, March 25
1 PM | FREE EVENT
Travel the trails of Franklin County through acres of farmland and forests. Trek back to frontier settlements and forts, stopovers along the Underground Railroad, and sites of Civil War raids and invasions. Woven between these stories of America’s history are the verdant, rolling hills and azure skies, old-fashioned ice cream parlors, bakeries with shoo-fly pies and sticky buns; orchards with succulent sweet peaches in July and crisp, juicy apples in October; theatres and inns, meandering trails and streams, ski slopes and golf courses, and charming towns where people still smile, stop, and speak.
The Institute Readies for Annual Kite Fly on April 8
Celebrate National Kite Month with The Institute’s annual Kite Fly on Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the field adjacent to Hooverville Elementary School in Waynesboro. There is no fee for flying, and everyone is welcome. Participants should bring their...
Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces Winners of “It Is Always The Right Time To Do The Right Thing” Essay Contest
Doing the right thing shaped American history. It launched the nation and shaped African American history and women’s history. It catalyzed civil rights and environmental rights. Doing the right thing is how history plays out every day in the lives of ordinary people....
Spotlight Gallery at The Foundry Showcases Works of Deborah Slocum
Artist Deborah Slocum of The Painter’s Perch is our featured artist in the Spotlight Gallery at the Foundry Art Market. Her show is titled The Texture of Feeling and is on display until April 23rd. Slocums describes her work: “The focus of this show, like most art,...
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The Underground Railroad was an important part of our nation’s history, and Franklin County was a key stop in the quest for freedom.
Check out what is new at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center & Franklin County Visitors Center
Follow The Stitches In Time Barn Quilt Trail
Follow the Stitches in Time Barn Quilt Trail. Enjoy more than 3 dozen barn quilts on barns, outbuildings, homes, and more. To begin exploring, contact the visitors bureau to receive a mailed copy or download the guidebook here.
On The Move in Franklin County
Ride a bike! Hike a trail! Putt the green! Or, just enjoy the beauty of nature. Get on the move in Franklin County, and make some great moments in 2023.
Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide
The 2022-23 edition of Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide is ready for you to read! Check out stories of farmers markets, honey, tips on growing your own, local dining, recipes and much more.