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From The Franklin Times - Tar River Roots

Horrific Fire Forces Franklin County to Build New Jail

Jail The old Franklin County jail on East Nash Street in Louisburg was completed in 1875, a year after an event that shook the county. At 11 p.m. on the evening of January 7, 1874, the bell in the Franklin County Courthouse in Louisburg
awakened the town...
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Louisburg Churches Featured in Architect's Pamphlet

Baptist Church
Two churches in Louisburg are prominently featured in Colonial Southern Homes, a pamphlet published in 1903 by Charles Wanton Barrett (1869-1947), an architect in Raleigh.
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