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Cana Store
November 162013

The Cana Store is one of a few surviving late 1800′s commercial buildings in Davie County. James Harrison Cain established a mercantile business in Cana in 1875. In addition to the mercantile/country store until 1964, this building also served as the Cana Post Office from 1919 to 1954. The store still remains in the Cain family and is located on Cana Road off US Highway 601 North.

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Fulton Methodist Church
November 162013

Fulton Methodist Church was erected in 1888 and reflects a mix of Italianate and Gothic revival style details. The church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is located in the Fork community on US Highway 801 South.

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Mill Village Museum
November 162013

Visit the Mill Village Museum in Cooleemee and see first-hand what life was like in a Carolina cotton mill village, where the company owned the town and the people felt like “one big family.” Early 1900′s artifacts and rare photographs give a glimpse of the textile industry, which helped create the New South. Located in the historic Zachary House, home to former mill managers, the museum is near NC Highway 801 on Church Street. Hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm, Sunday, 2pm-4pm or call 336-284-6040 for tours by appointment.

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Cooleemee Plantation House
November 162013

The Cooleemee Plantation House was built 1853-1855 by Peter and Columbia Stuart Hairston, a sister of Civil War General J.E.B. Stuart. The site is one of the 33 National Historic Landmark sites in North Carolina. An Anglo-Grecian villa in the shape of a Greek cross, the house contains approximately 300,000 bricks made on site. The house is still owned and occupied by the Hairston family. The name came from the Kulimi Indian tribe that surrendered to Jesse Pearson at Cooleemee, Alabama in 1814 at the end of the War of 1812.

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Davie County Jail
November 162013

The former Davie County Jail was completed in 1839 and is now privately owned. It is one of two Federal style brick buildings which still survive in Mocksville. The jail served the county until 1909 when the new Courthouse and jail were built. The former jail is located on Main Street at the intersection of US Highway 601 and Highway 64.

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Davie County Courthouse
November 162013

The Davie County Courthouse is a neo-classical revival style building, erected in 1909 in downtown Mocksville. The courthouse and accompanying jail were built at a cost of approximately $40,000. (They were built where the old Davie Hotel once stood.) The original courthouse was built in 1839 and stood in the center of the Town Square. The Courthouse is located on Main Street in Mocksville.

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In 1991, Downtown Mocksville was accepted into the Main Street Program, which is part of the National Register for Historic Places, and is designed to offer grassroots assistance to historic downtowns in their revitalization efforts. We were part of a pilot program especially designed for small downtowns with a population of less than 5,000.

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Joppa Cemetary
November 162013

Joppa Cemetery is one of the oldest and most historic graveyards in Davie County. The burial grounds contain the graves of Squire and Sarah Boone, parents of Daniel Boone. Daniel Boone lived near Bear Creek during his teens and early twenties. A North Carolina historical marker notes the spot of the cemetery located on US 601 in Mocksville (Yadkinville Road.)

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