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Franklin -- Home of the Stars and Bars

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Established in 1779, Franklin County became the newest county in the state. Home of the Confederate rebel flag, large granite deposits, as well as the oldest chartered institution in the nation, Louisburg College, Franklin County is predominately a farming community. Sustained through the production of cotton, tobacco, and the lumber industry, residents of Franklin County have a varied history that includes unrefined religion and the discovery of gold.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 16, Jan 1963, p8-10, 21-24, il, por, map