The Old Macon County Jail

25 Phillips St. Franklin NC 28734 ~

828.369.7831 ​


How to Become a Member

Step 1. Come to a meeting!!

Just fill out an application at any meeting or society event and pay your dues. Meetings are held the last Thursday of each month (except July & December) at the Robert C Carpenter building at 6:30pm.


Step 2. Membership fees

     Membership in the Society is $20.00 per person with $10 each additional

     family member, and $5.00 for juniors (pebble pups ages 10-17).

Step 3. Its Official!!

     Just keep coming to meetings when you can and sign up to volunteer at the

     Museum when you are free.

Membership is from September to September.

Non‑member subscription to The Mountain Gem is $20.00 per year. Donations are tax deductible. The Mountain Gem is our monthly Newsletter.

Visitors are always welcome to join a meeting at the Robert C Carpenter Community Building, 1228 Georgia Highway (441 South) in Franklin, NC on the last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. July, October and December meetings are TBA.