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From The Franklin Times - Tar River Roots

Reprinted Louisburg Maps from 1882 Available

Gray's Map

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).
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Fannie Yarborough Bickett Led a Fruitful Life

Mr and Mrs Bickett

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).
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Column Archive

April 7, 2016 - 1882 Louisburg
Maps Available

March 31, 2016 - Fannie Bickett Led
Fruitful Life

March 10, 2016 - Politics Delayed
Public Schools

March 3, 2016 - Epsom School was
Pride of Community

February 4, 2016 - Franklin Society
Brings Mill History to Life

January 28, 2016 - James Boon, Free Black Carpenter

January 14, 2016 - Mapleville Academy
Served Farm Families

December 24, 2015 - Architect Davis had
Major Impact

December 10, 2015 - Louisburg's Special
Christmas of 1915

November 26, 2015 - Constitutional Changes Brought Changes to County

November 19, 2015 - Small Firms Dotted
Franklin County

October 29, 2015 - County United to Build Hospital

October 22, 2015 - Post Office was Depression Antidote

September 24, 2015 - Falconer Lived in High Style

August 27, 2015 - Quarries Once Supplied Granite

August 20, 2015 - Turpentine Played Role in Pre-Civil War Era

June 30, 2015 - Dugout Canoe Offers a Peek at History of the Region

June 23, 2015 - State Fair for African Americans

June 25, 2015 - Photographer
Documented Architecture

June 18, 2015 - Buchanan Visited
Franklinton in 1859

May 28, 2015 - Local Link to Nation's
Heritage Remembered

May 21, 2015 - McKinne Brothers Served
County for Years

April 30, 2015 - Union Troops Marched
through County 150 Years
Ago

April 9, 2015 - County Woman was a
Leader in Home Extension
Movement

March 26, 2015 - Presbyterians Active in
County after Civil War

March 19, 2015 - A Slice of Life During
WWI

February 26, 2015 - Future UNC President
Lived in Louisburg

February 12, 2015 - Some of What
Glittered Was Gold!

January 29, 2015 - Local Attorney Helped
Develop Gold Mine

January 1, 2015 - Granville's 1858 Fair
Had Regional Impact

December 25, 2014 - Pilot Gray's Map Vital
Source for Historians

November 26, 2014 - Pilot Once Known as
"Loafers Crossing"

November 13, 2014 - County's "Old Jail"
Held Inmates for
100 Years

October 30, 2014 - Oh, the Tales the Old
Jail Could Tell!

October 9, 2014 - Fire Forces County to
Build Jail

September 4, 2014 - Louisburg Churches Featured

August 21, 2014 - Courthouse Cost $4,058
in 1849

August 7, 2014 - Thomas Blacknall

July 10, 2014 - Sterling Cotton Mills

July 3, 2014 - Kittrell College

June 26, 2014 - Improved Quality of Life

June 19, 2014 - Bringing the University
to Farm Families

May 22, 2014 - Depression-Era Farms

May 8, 2014 - Louisburg Female College

April 17, 2014 - Aunt Abby House

March 20, 2014 - Albion Academy

March 6, 2014 - Granville Riots

February 20, 2014 - Thomas Bickett

February 6, 2014 - Orren Randolph Smith
Tintype

January 23, 2014 - Youngsville: 1897
Boom

January 9, 2014 - Historic Legislation

November 28, 2013 - John H. Williamson

November 7, 2013 - Railroad Gave Boost to
                                   Region

October 24, 2013 - Next Steps for Center?

October 17, 2013 - St. Matthias' Chapel

September 26, 2013 - Cedar Rock Academy

September 12, 2013 - What Should Tar
                                       River Center Be?

August 22, 2013 - Louisburg Surrenders

August 15, 2013 - Free Blacks Before 1860

July 25, 2013 - Bunn Poised for Growth

July 11, 2013 - Sanborn Maps