Name of Property if any: Potts House
Street Address, including City and Zip Code:
12938 South Church Street
Date added to Study list: 11/11/2002
Tax Parcel Number of Property: 01909435
Owner of Property: Daisy M. Potts
Current Owner's Contact Information:
NEWTON ST NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20017
Period or Date of Construction: 1901
Source of Information for #7: Mecklenburg County Tax Records
Present use of Property: j
Agricultural, b. Commercial, c. Educational, d.
Entertainment, e. Government, f. Industrial, g. Military, h.
Museum, i. Park, j. Private Residence, k. Religious, I.
Outstanding, b. Excellent, c. Notable, d. Commonplace
Map Showing Location of Property:
Paragraph Briefly Summarizing Known History Of The Property:
The majority of Mecklenburg’s
few surviving African American farmhouses
were built in the years between the world
wars. The northern part of the county was
the last to experience sprawling suburban
development and thus contains many of the
rural resources identified in this survey.
The ca. 1930 Potts
House near Huntersville was probably one of
the last I-houses to be built in Mecklenburg
County. Mr. Potts reportedly used salvaged
materials from construction sites in
Charlotte to build this traditional form