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Posted on April 1, 2022
Posted in Events & Festivals

Spring is here and we are ready for you to discover a variety of events offered throughout Franklin Southampton! Explore the highlights in this blog and check out our event calendar to plan a trip. Don’t forget to explore our dining and shopping options so you can make a day of it!

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Posted on March 10, 2015
Posted in History & Heritage

Once a railroad and steamboat hub of commerce, the City of Franklin is a laid-back cousin to the larger cities just miles away. The welcoming Visitor Center, in the old railroad depot, is in the heart of the historic area. You'll find a variety of shops and restaurants as well as beautifully restored vintage homes, including a plush period B&B, and parks perfect for an impromptu picnic. In Southampton County a sprawling landscape boasts small towns waiting to be explored and more Century Farms than any other Virginia county. Numerous boat landings welcome casual boaters and fishermen. Hunters find abundant game and local outfitters who offer guides and comfortable lodges. 

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