VA-A60 Rocky Mount

Marker text: ROCKY MOUNT

This place was established as the county seat when Franklin County was formed. The first court was held in March, 1786. The first (log) courthouse was replaced in 1831. In 1836 the town consisted of 30 dwellings and a number of business houses. General Jubal A. Early practiced law here. The town was incorporated in 1873. The present courthouse was built in 1909.

Virginia Conservation Commission, 1941.

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