The region above the Potomac River and below the Mason-Dixon Line makes the perfect “base camp” for your visit to the hallowed battlefields of Antietam, Gettysburg, South Mountain, and Monocacy as well as Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. You're invited to stay overnight at any of our historic inns for a one-of-a-kind experience that is not to be missed. Among our historic inns you will find:
Antrim 1844 County House Hotel is located in Taneytown, Maryland, the site of Union General George G. Meade’s June 1863 headquarters. The 17,000 square foot Greek Revival mansion, built in 1844, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a classic example of a mid-19th century plantation. Breathtaking interiors include a cantilever staircase, embellished14-foot ceilings, heart pine floors and white marble mantels carved by the acclaimed 19th century sculptor William Rinehart, a Carroll County native. The cupola atop the mansion is rumored to have been used as a lookout for troops advancing to the battle of Gettysburg.
Inn BoonsBoro is housed in the first stone building constructed in the historic town of Boonsboro. Known as The Eagle Hotel during the Civil War years, the inn was updated in 2008 with a $3million remodel and renovation. Inn BoonsBoro combines the warmth and welcome of a bed and breakfast with the luxury of a boutique hotel. Owned by longtime local and bestselling author Nora Roberts and her husband Bruce Wilder, owner of Turn the Page Bookstore, the inn’s rooms have literary themes. Evident throughout is Ms. Robert’s passion for preservation. She says, “I feel strongly that old buildings should be allowed to retain their dignity.”
The Inn at Stone Manor is situated on a 100 acre estate in Maryland’s scenic Middletown Valley. The 18th century manor is elegantly adorned with a majestic staircase, nine fireplaces, period antiques, and a stone terrace. Guests are invited to relax and indulge in the luxury of a suite at Stone Manor. Each suite is unique with amenities such as romantic fireplaces, two-person jetted bathtubs, separate sitting rooms and private porches.
Image credits, from top: courtesy of Carroll County Tourism; Bruce Wilder; Kirsten Smith.
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