Monmouth Historic Inn

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August 26, 2014 News

Today is about the present and a celebration of the many things happening in and around Monmouth - a gift for which we'd like to show thanks!   A lovely blog article was written by Sydney Burdick mentioning us in her travels throu… Read More »

March 6, 1849 letter - Eliza to Henry Part II

August 19, 2014 News

This is the second part of Eliza's letter to son, Henry, dated March 6, 1849.  It's lovely to know how much the gardens at Monmouth were cared for by the Quitmans, as they are today, and one can only imagine how beautiful and sweet sm… Read More »

March 6, 1849 Letter from Eliza to Henry

August 13, 2014 News

Today we see another letter from Ms. Eliza wherein she's happy to hear from her son finding out he arrived safely at college.  It was with much more trepidation I am sure that parents sent their children off to college some distance or se… Read More »

Historical Background on General Quitman

August 6, 2014 News

In 1827, John Anthony Quitman was elected to the legislature.  From 1828 to 1834 he held the office of chancellor of the state and in 1835 he was chosen to fill the unexpired term of Governor of the state.  In 1836, he enlisted, largely … Read More »