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  1. ECO Camp teaches biology outside of the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Franklin News-Post

    ECO Camp at Booker T. Washington National Monument was a success this summer for the 7-to-12-year-old participants. The nature training camp taught kids about "Camouflage & Stealth."

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  2. $600,000 grant enables new Westlake community trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Franklin News-Post

    A Franklin County preliminary rendering of the multi-use trail shows the path connecting Booker T. Washington National Monument with Sunken City Brewery, Carilion Clinic's new fitness and wellness center, the Runk & Pratt senior living community and businesses in Westlake Towne Center. HARDY - Franklin County and the Booker T. Washington National Monument have been awarded a federal grant to build a multi-use trail in the Westlake community connecting to the national park.

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  3. New trail planned to Booker T. Washington National Monument in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Franklin County and the Booker T. Washington National Monument have been awarded a federal grant to build a multi-use trail in the Westlake community connecting to the national park.

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  4. Friends of Booker T Washington monument host tour day for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    The Friends of Booker T Washington National Monument recently hosted a group of students from Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Rocky Mount for a special tour day at the monument. The students spent the day touring the park and learning about what life was like for Washington as a child slave on the farm.

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  5. Town seeks personal stories of train depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Boones Mill Town Manager Matt Lawless stands in front of the town's historic train depot. Lawless is partnering with the Booker T. Washington National Monument to document historical accounts of the days when the depot was in use for passenger train service.

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  6. Glade Hill student receives VWCC's first Cabell Brand Center scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Megan Perdue of Glade Hill is the first student to receive the Cabell Brand Center Gap Scholarship, which is named for the late Cabell Brand, a Salem businessman, philanthropist and longtime supporter of Virginia Western. Perdue, a Franklin County High School graduate, will complete her internship this summer at the Booker T. Washington National Monument in Hardy.

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  7. Plant a tree, save the earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Members of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers assisted Lee M. Waid Elementary fourth-graders in planting Black Willow tree saplings at Salthouse Branch at Philpott Lake. Lee M. Waid Elementary School fourth-graders recently posed at Salthouse Branch at Philpott Lake as part of the STIC program.

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  8. Community tends to its own with gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Horticulture Operations students at Franklin County High School have planted rows of vegetables and herbs at the greenhouse at The Gereau Center. The vegetables, including cauliflower, kale, broccoli, peppers, cabbage and muskmelon, will be donated to Franklin County's "Community Giving Gardens" initiative.

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  9. Washington scholarship is accepting applicationsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    The Friends of Booker T. Washington National Monument have established a scholarship to honor Washington's legacy. The scholarship will be awarded to a Franklin County High School graduating senior, with preference given to applicants planning on attending Tuskegee or Hampton University, or those pursuing a degree in an agricultural or technical field.

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  10. Museum leader to address Washington dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    A descendent of Robert Smalls will be the guest speaker at the Booker T. Washington National Monument's sixth annual Legacy Dinner on April 22. Michael Boulware Moore is president and CEO of the announced International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina and the great-great-grandson of Robert Smalls, an enslaved African American who during the Civil War gained freedom and became a ship's pilot, a sea captain and later a representative in the South Carolina legislature and U.S. Congress.

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  11. Golden Voices to return and performRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Tuskegee University's Golden Voices Concert Choir will return to Franklin Heights Baptist Church Monday, March 13, as part of their 2017 Spring Tour. The concert is sponsored by the church, Friends of Booker T. Washington National Monument and its Board of Directors and Tuskegee alumni Lillie and Wilbert Head.

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  12. Family is the focus for county Christmas celebrationsRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    'Tis the season in Franklin County to prepare for the 'most wonderful time of the year.' And the first big event is the 13th annual "Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" event on Friday, Dec. 2 in downtown Rocky Mount.

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  13. Franklin County prepares for Christmas seasonRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    Local events scheduled for this holiday season include the Westlake Tree-Lighting ; Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas ; Holiday Remembrance in High Street Cemetery ; Christmas Around Bridgewater ; and An Old Virginia Christmas at Booker T. Washington National Monument . The Franklin County Christmas Parade will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 and Christmas on the Market is set for Saturday, Dec. 10. And just last week, a handmade ornament from Franklin County was chosen to decorate the Christmas tree in the Executive Mansion in Richmond.

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