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HISTORIC PROPERTY FOR SALE: 6701 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC   

Narrative written by Dan Morrill, August 2014

Contact Eric Gamble of HM Properties to schedule a showing or for more on the property: 704-552-9292 or




White Oak Plantation has architectural significance as one of the earliest Federal Style plantation houses in Mecklenburg County. The plantation also has historical significance because of its association with the Johnston family which was prominent in the early history of Mecklenburg County.  In the Reedy Creek community of northeastern Mecklenburg County a prosperous pioneer, William Johnston, purchased a large tract of farm land in the early 1790's. After service in the colonies' revolt against the crown, which included captain's duties at Kings Mountain, Johnston engaged in farming and land trading for the next decade or so. Finally in 1792 he acquired the Reedy Creek lands for his proposed plantation manor house. Subsequently he built the fine two story brick walled structure, known as White Oak Plantation, standing today just south of Reedy Creek on a high rise facing Hood Road. 




Contact Eric Gamble of HM Properties to schedule a showing or for more on the property: 704-552-9292 or



HISTORIC PROPERTY FOR SALE: Edward M. Rozzell House, 11647 Rozzelles Ferry Road, Charlotte, NC

The Edward M. Rozzell House is a reflection of the booming cotton economy of the post-bellum period in Charlotte-Mecklenburg and a well-preserved piece of the rapidly disappearing rural landscape in Mecklenburg County.  Edward Rozzell and his family were an integral part of the Paw Creek community along the Catawba River – Edward and his father ran the only ferry line on the Catawba connecting Gaston and Mecklenburg County, in addition to operating their own large cotton farms along the river. Architecturally, the Rozzell House is an excellently preserved example of the single-pile, two-story I-house –the most popular house type in rural Mecklenburg County and across most of the South.  The house, surrounded by fields, mature trees and several outbuildings (including a large intact well house and log barn with half-dovetail notching) retains its original rural setting.   

Contact Gina Mayes Harris to schedule a showing or for more on the property:  704-589-8166 or






HISTORIC PROPERTY FOR SALE: 330 Main Street, Pineville, NC, part of the Pineville Commercial Block

The historic Blakenship Feed and Oil Store is located at the end of Pineville's historic Main Street.  This office/retail space has Mecklenburg County property tax deferral:  50% historic tax credit, and 20% Federal, 20% State tax credit for hard and soft renovation costs.  Zoned: D-C Any use allowed by zoning.  SQ FT: 1,690 LP: $243,600  

Contact John Stipp at (704) 540-1260 or email him at:




HISTORIC PROPERTY FOR SALE:  Richard Wearn House,  4928 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC

The Wearn House is one of the relatively few ante-bellum houses which survives in Charlotte, N.C.  Furthermore, the home is intimately associated with the history of gold mining in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, and served as the abode of the Wearn family which has made a significant and lasting impact upon the development of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Richard Wearn belonged to this aggregate of immigrant miners who left Cornwall in the early 1800's.  Wearn initially settled in Gatehouse of the Fleet, Scotland, a center of tin mining. There he met and married his wife, Henrietta Thomson Wearn (1803-1847) on November 25, 1822. 4 Soon thereafter, Richard, his wife, and their first child came to the United States. It is reasonable to infer that the decision to move to Mecklenburg County in 1831, nine years after his arrival in this country, was occasioned by the fact that Charlotte was becoming a major center of gold mining. 


Call or email Kim S. Long at 704-507-6061 or for more information on the house or to schedule a showing.