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WTVI and The Sharpe House at Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte
invite you to attend The Downton Abbey Movie Premiere and Afternnon Tea!
Southern Victorian Traditions in Gilded Age Style
The historic home of Colonel Silas Alexander Sharpe has stood as a silent witness to the changing fortunes of Statesville, North Carolina since 1866. Originally the home of the City's first mayor, it reflects the hopes and hard work of a post-Civil war generation committed to rebuilding their community as a thriving center for trade while never losing touch with a tradition of gracious Southern hospitality.
Today, thanks to the forethought and generosity of his descendants, this grand reminder of a genteel past is open again. The Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation is proud to welcome you to a place where the future meets the past. We invite you to take a few minutes to explore our history, programs and events. And we hope you will visit us soon.
The house is open for tour groups by special appointment only: Admission is $5.00 with children under 12 free.
*** Hours are subject to change to accommodate private events. We recommend calling ahead before you visit us.