Davie County Courthouse and Mocksville Historic District
Constructed in 1909, Davie County Courthouse is one of the buildings that compose the Mocksville Historic District. The building features the Neo-Classical Revival style of courthouse architecture that was prevalent throughout the region at the time of construction. The building was damaged by a fire seven years after its completion but quickly repaired. The building was renovated and modernized in 1971 and remains a become a symbol of the county and Mocksville with its imposing facade that features a Corinthian portico at the front and rear of the building.
Backstory and Context
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. Downtown Mocksville is working to share the history of the community through the Mocksville Historic District which includes this and twenty other historic buildings such as the former Princess Theatre and the C.C. Sanford Sons Store.
Courthouses in North Carolina, National Register Nomination. NC State Historic Preservation Office. . Accessed April 29, 2018.