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A Banker’s House Tradition: The Christmas Reveal

It all began a few years ago when the folks at The Banker’s House were asked to participate in the Cleveland County Arts Council’s Holiday Home tour. Since The Banker’s House is not a residential “home,” it was decided to ask area businesses, organizations and individuals to decorate different rooms of the house for the …

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A Walk Through Sunset Cemetery

By Joe DePriest, author of Voices in Time: Stories of The Banker’s House and co-author of the upcoming book, Tales and Tombstones of Sunset Cemetery: Tracing Lives and Memorial Customs in a Southern Graveyard Walk through the front gate at Shelby’s historic Sunset Cemetery, which dates from 1841, and stop at a tall obelisk reaching …

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A Photoshoot to Remember

We all know that The Banker’s House is a beautiful place to hold a wedding, but two years ago we pulled out all the stops to produce a wedding shoot to highlight all of the beautiful, amazing, unique photo possibilities the house offers to a bride and groom. Assisting us in this endeavor were a …

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Our Mission

For several years, the Banker’s House has become known as a premier event venue for weddings and special events. But we are also so much more! Read on to learn several facets of this amazing house… Enough History to Fill a Book In 2018, local author and retired Charlotte Observer reporter Joe DePriest penned a …

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Meet the first couple to live in The Banker’s House…

By Joe DePriest, author of Voices in Time: Stories of The Banker’s House Construction of a three-story residence that became known as the Banker’s House was completed in 1875. The house was there on North Lafayette Street in Shelby, radiant in all the splendor of its Second Empire architectural features, because of a woman named …

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“Standing Tall Through it All”

By Heather Halbert, Banker’s House Summer Camps Director “Standing Tall through it All” –this is the theme for the Banker’s House Summer Camps for 2021, and these camps are now in full swing! Last week, campers engaged in many fun and educational activities which helped them to  learn about the history and beauty of the …

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The Banker’s House now has a blog!

Welcome to The Banker’s House blog! We are excited to have this new way to connect with the community and to let everyone know what is happening at The Banker’s House! Check back here on the 1st and the 15th of each month to learn about various aspects of this amazing place! We will be …

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