Monmouth Historic Inn

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January 21, 2015 News

Today we share with you an interview with 1 of the Ducks of Monmouth - who wished to remain anonymous.  Until next time, happy travels and enjoy this beautiful weather!   Q&A WITH ONE OF THE DUCKS OF MONMOUTH Q:   … Read More »

Antebellum Life

January 16, 2015 News

The following is an excerpt from "Monmouth:  Its Majesty and Legacy," which is no longer in print, but contains fascinating information about Monmouth.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.  Until next time - happy travels!  … Read More »

Touching Sept 4 1852 letter from Eliza to Son, Henry Quitman

January 6, 2015 News

It always touches me to read Eliza's letters to her son, Henry.  Her letters are filled with such deep affection and love for her son, and it's so nice that she left behind these tangible memories of those sentiments for their descendant… Read More »

Monmouth's Antebellum Estate

December 30, 2014 News

Today's blog is taken from the history books on Monmouth, and paints quote a lovely picture of the estate in the 1800's.  In its present day, Monmouth still has many of the trees, flowers, herbs and plants that General Quitman planted ba… Read More »

Christmastime in 1860!!

December 23, 2014 News

Merry Christmas! Today's Blog is a letter from Mary Quitman to her husband, Henry. How interesting to read what she wrote this same time of year nearly 154 years later!    Providence Dec. 27th 1860   My dear Henry, … Read More »

Interview with Bellman, Hal Davis

December 16, 2014 News

INTERVIEW WITH MONMOUTH HISTORIC INN BELLMAN, HAL DAVIS Q:     How long have you been with Monmouth? A:      It will be 25 years on February 1, 2016! Q:     What led you to working at… Read More »

Christmas Time 1856

December 10, 2014 News

I thought it would be fun to post a letter from almost the same date as today's date – written 158 years ago!  Enjoy and we hope to see you during this holiday season – one of our most beloved times on the property with all the f… Read More »

Christmas & Gumbo

December 3, 2014 News

We are thrilled to report that our Chef, Allison Richard, won 1st place in the Gumbo Cook-off that took place in Natchez the day after Thanksgiving.  Congratulations Chef Richard!  Our guests remark on how much they enjoy her gumbo, and eve… Read More »

Eliza's letter to Henry - August 18 1852

November 25, 2014 News

In today's post we read where Eliza Quitman has not heard from her son, Henry, in weeks, she is most anxious to hear from him.  How not unlike mothers today where we long to hear regularly from our children. Monmouth Aug. 18th 1852 &… Read More »

The Quitman Decades - Part I

November 18, 2014 News

The Quitman Decades – Part I John Anthony Quitman was Monmouth's most prominent occupant.  Quitman was born in 1799, the son of a poor, scholarly Lutheran minister in Rhinebeck, New York.  By early manhood, Quitman craved a mo… Read More »