Patrick Henry gave his famous “Liberty or Death” speech at the
Court House two days before he famously delivered it in Richmond.
The village of Charlotte Court House has been listed with the state and National Registers of Historic Places as an Historic Courthouse District for its uniqueness in architecture, business and government buildings.
Thomas Jefferson designed our Court House building, which still stands today. The court house was a prototype for numerous Roman Revival court buildings erected in Virginia in the 1830s and 1840s