The Old Macon County Jail

25 Phillips St. Franklin NC 28734 ~

828.369.7831 ​

​​​​Franklingemsociety@gmail.com

Fun Links to Explore

Gem & Mineral Museum Facebook Page
News and more, come like and share our page!
Gem Mines of Macon County
A list of mines through out the county and links
Macon County Historical Society and Museum 
History of Macon County and the Town of Franklin
Scottish Tartans Museum
Scottish Tartan History
Franklin Chamber of Commerce
A good source for information on local attractions and places to stay!
William Holland School of Lapidary Arts
Learn to make something with your rocks
Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies  
List of South Eastern Rock Museums and Clubs
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Education in various earth sciences 

Other Links:

23 Sites For Free Gemology Courses & Resources

Includes gem related links to Smithsonian, USGS, GIA, and various universities