The Edwards-Franklin House was built by Gideon Edwards in 1799 and later occupied by Congressman Meshack Franklin. Purchased and restored by the Surry County Historical Society in 1973. A Sonker Festival featuring old-time music and deep dish fruit pies (sonkers) is held the first Saturday in October. The house has original decorative painting on the doors, mantels and wainscoting.
225 Windsor Park Dr.
Dobson, NC 27017
Hours of Operation: Second Saturday and Sunday; April—October