Davis General Mercantile In North Carolina Will Transport You To Another Era

Whether you grew up in the ‘good old days’ in North Carolina or were born in a more recent decade, a visit to an honest-to-goodness old-fashioned general mercantile store is like stepping into the past. General mercantile stores gained a real foothold in rural communities in North Carolina in the 1800s and few from that era still exist. But Davis General Mercantile is a hidden gem that not only survived the Great Depression and two World Wars, it’s still in the same Davis family as the day it opened its doors in 1890.

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Davis General Mercantile in Charlotte is open four days per week: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn more from their up-to-date Facebook page here.

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Address: 8940 Old Statesville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269, USA