Franklin County Historical Prepares for “Soft Opening”

ROCKY MOUNT – The Franklin County Historical Society is preparing for a “soft opening” featuring their brand new Porch Gift Shop.

“The historical society has open hours for Christmas, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we’ve got things to see and things to buy,” said Managing Director Linda Stanley.

The facility will be open December 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, and 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. including the new “Porch Gift Shop”, Bald Knob Room, and the Coke and Shine Exposition.

Each day will feature a “bench sale” in the gift shop with items including holiday and other glassware, cookbooks, kitchen towels, bundles of “Yesterday and Today” magazines for $12 per bundle and other items.

Patrons are reminded that masks are required and one will be provided if necessary.