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    • Farmington Crossroads

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889
    • Davie County Public Library
    • George Wesley Johnson built these two brick (left) and wooden frame (right) stores. Johnson also owned a blacksmith shop, woodworking shop, coffin shop, brickyard, tannery yard, tin shop, and furniture manufacturing shop.
    • Farmington Academy

    • 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The first high school in Davie County was held in 1907 in the old Farmington Academy building. The building had been constructed around 1882 for about $1,500. The school was known as Farmington Academy until 1916, then Farmington High School....
    • Farmington Main Street

    • 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Farmington's Main Street runs along the Huntsville-Mocksville Road.
    • Farmington Street Scene

    • 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Farmington developed from the original Bryan Settlement in 1755. Around 1800, immigrants from Currituck County, NC settled in the area, renaming the town Little Currituck until around 1837, when the community got a Post Office and its current name...
    • Farmington High School

    • 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The county's first brick-veneer school opened October 3, 1911, operating until 1944-1945.
    • Farmington Methodist

    • 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The church began as Olive Branch Methodist in 1804 and moved one mile north when George Wesley Johnson donated land for a new sanctuary in 1881.
    • Francis M. Johnson store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • One of two brick commercial buildings in Farmington, the store was constructed by Francis Johnson in 1873.
    • Charles  Bahnson House

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Bahnson, son of Bishop George Frederick Bahnson of Salem, was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and came to Salem with his parents. He attended Salem Boys School and trained as a jeweler and optician. In 1865 he married Jane Amanda Johnson, the...
    • Samuel Furches House

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The house is said to have been built about 1900 by the carpenter John Jones for Samuel V. Furches. Samuel was the first child born to Lewis and Mary Ann Eaton Furches.
    • Johnson - Smith House

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Built in 1880 by Francis Marion Johnson, eldest son of George Wesley Johnson, the house is Farmington's most elaborately detailed late 19th century building.
    • Sim A. Jarvis Store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Probably built in the late 1870s, the building is one of the largest and most intact frame commercial buildings in the county. Sim A. Jarvis, a local merchant and tobacco plant owner, constructed it.
    • Farmington Baptist

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The church was constituted on December 29, 1878 with 39 members at a meeting held at the Union Academy building. On January 4, 1879, Elder R. W. Crews was chosen as the first pastor. The church joined the South Yadkin Association in August 1879....
    • Cedar Creek School (Former)

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dating to the early 1900s, the building served the black community of Cedar Creek throughout its life. It was one of three black schools in Farmington in 1903.
    • Farmington Post Office (Former)

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • James Hugh Brock built the building which housed the post office from the early 1920s to May 1936. Brock's mother, Cora Athans Brock served as postmistress.
    • Bowden Family House

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library;
    • Family tradition holds that the rear ell of the house was built by Caleb Bowden. His son Columbus Legrand Bowden built the front addition. Bowden and his wife Martha J. Sheek Bowden remained in the house until their deaths when their son Sheek...
    • Francis M. Johnson Store Stencil

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    • Davie County Public Library;
    • The Johnson Store in Farmington sold boots, shoes, dry goods and notions, groceries, hardware, hats and caps.

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