Reprinted Louisburg Maps from 1882 Available
The Tar River Center for History and Culture Foundation has published a high-quality reprint of
Gray’s New Map of Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina, which originally appeared in
The National Atlas (Philadelphia: O. W. Gray & Son, 1882).
Fannie Yarborough Bickett Led a Fruitful Life
On December 14, 1930, the Brooklyn Eagle Magazine carried a full-page article describing the remarkable career of Fannie Yarborough Bickett, a native of Franklin County and the widow of Governor Thomas Walter Bickett (1869-1921).