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The Historic Sharpe House
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The Historic Sharpe House
Built 1866

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 of Upcoming Events Page!!

     WTVI and The Sharpe House at Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte

         with a very succesful event! Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea and Movie Premiere!



"PBS Charlotte is extremely grateful for Keith Rhyne and his team from the Historic Sharpe House for sharing their expertise to make our Downton Abbey tea an extraordinary event. Their level of attention to detail helped make it a spectacular event." 

                     - Amy Burkett, Station General Manager at WTVI       


    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.

















The Sharpe House
402 South Center Street
Statesville, NC  28677