Things to do and see in and near Rocky Mount
The town of Rocky Mount welcomes you.
Check out their web page for activities. http://www.rockymountva.org/index.cfm/go/content.dspcontent/Page_Name/Visiting.html
Booker T Washington Monument is very close by and the park rangers give a great tour.
Learn more about life on a farm in 1865. http://www.nps.gov/bowa/index.htm
Ferrum is close by. They have a wonderful museum that is worth the time to visit and has documented the folkways of the people living in and around the Blue Ridge Mountains. Through gallery exhibits, demonstrations and art exhibits.
You won’t want to miss this. http://www.nps.gov/bowa/index.htm
Our local paper lists activities as well www.thefranklinnewspost.com
Another great place to visit is the Franklin County Historical Society. They are jam packed with all sorts of historical artifacts.
Tell Linda we sent you. http://www.franklincountyvirginiahistoricalsoc.org
If you want to hear great music, you can’t leave without going to a show at the Harvester Performance Center. National and local acts play the stage here.
Check out their web page for a listing of acts. https://www.harvester-music.com
We are very close to Smith Mountain Lake, the Blue Ridge Parkway and just 30 minutes outside of Roanoke. The list of things to see and do is endless.