The General Lewis Inn, an historic West Virginia country inn and restaurant, in Lewisburg, WV, is the ideal setting for your romantic weekend getaway, adventure on crystal blue water or trip back into time in the beautiful Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia. Did you hear the sound of cannon fire? Oh, we didn’t mention that the General Lewis is located on the site of an 1862 Civil War Battle. Civil War and Revolutionary history lives around every corner of our historically preserved town. Experience the old world charm and comfort of the General Lewis Inn. We are determined to make your visit wonderfully memorable…after all, we have had 75 years to prepare for your visit.
The Carriage Inn was built circa 1840. Thomas and Mary Rutherford were the owners of the house during the Civil War. Among the Southern Generals who were guests in this home were J.E.B. Stuart, Turner Ashby, Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. A meeting between General Ulysses S. Grant and General Philip Sheridan was held in the house on September 17, 1864. General Sheridan used the home as his Headquarters on numerous occasions during the Civil War. The Rutherford’s and their heirs owned the house until 1888, when George and Emily Washington became the owners. YES, George Washington slept here!!! The Washington’s, who planted the Copper Beech trees in the front lawn, and installed the iron fence, were residents until 1902. George Washington was the mayor of Charles Town.
The Dian-Lee House reflects the formality of a Southern mansion and offers richly appointed bedroom suites. Uniquely different, the mini-suites offer world class comforts usually found in upscale hotels while inviting the traveler to relax in a homelike atmosphere - "A rich new version of the old-fashioned Boarding House." The Dian-Lee House is located in the town of Bluefield, which is situated in the foothills of Southern West Virginia. Bluefield is named Nature's Air Conditioned city. At an elevation of 3500 feet, Bluefield receives mountain air that normally inhibits temperatures above 90 degrees during the summer. When this does occur, however, the city serves free lemonaid. President Woodrow Wilson visited 2109 Jefferson Street during his candidacy and enjoyed the hospitality commonplace here. JFK was also noted as visiting a collegue at 2109 Jefferson Street for a brief day.
Nestled on a hillside, two blocks from the center of town, The Manor Inn provides a perfect spot for a busy weekend of West Virginia activities or a few days of total relaxation. The Manor Inn Bed and Breakfast is the only remaining Second Empire Victorian Mansard-roof home in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. It is the place to spend a time of quiet retreat in one of our well decorated and comfortable rooms, or the place to stay while you explore the natural beauty of Berkeley Springs, its spas and adjacent areas, with hiking in the mountains, canoeing or kayaking on the river, horseback trails and nearby bike paths. The house itself was built in 1874 as the home for the mayor of Bath, Alexander T. Sloat. A second empire Victorian with twelve foot ceilings, French doors and a mansard roof, The Manor Inn has been recently restored throughout. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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