Fort Trial, constructed in 1756, once stood nearby overlooking the Smith River. It was one in a series of forts authorized by the General Assembly to be built on the frontier to protect settlers from Indians during the French and Indian War. The s…
Franklin CountyArea 697 Square Miles———————-Formed in 1785 from Henryand Bedford and added tofrom Patrick. Named forBenjamin Franklin. GeneralJubal A. Early lived inthis county.Henry CountyArea 444 Square …
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