Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Woodland dating back to 1000.
Many famous people are associated with these Franklin County historic places including Booker T. Washington, Jubal Anderson Early, John Hook, Paul D. Camp, William Armistead Burwell and William Erastus Duncan.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Franklin County places including Silas W. Bernard, Nelson, Calvin R., et al., H.H. Huggins, Seth Richardson, George Hutcheson, Thomas Bailey Greer, Mountjoy & Ligon, Gwin Dudley and Nathaniel Angle. Prominent architectural styles found in Franklin Country are Greek Revival, Federal and Italianate.