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Top Chesapeake Bay Activities: Fishing, Sailing, Golfing, Kayaking and More!

“To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?” – Walt Whitman For us here at Warner Hall, the Chesapeake Bay is our sea and our window to it is the bank of the Severn River where […]

Warner Hall Spotlight: The Boathouse

Small towns. Big cities. No matter where you live, we get it. The hustle and bustle of everyday life can get to be a little much sometimes. In the world of constant connectivity, email alerts, and being notified of a new message in ten different languages and sounds, sometimes it’s nice to turn the noise […]

Remembering Irene Morgan

“The resistance of Irene Morgan (1917-2007) to segregation led to an important court case. On 16 July 1944, Morgan refused to give up her seat on a Greyhound bus to a white passenger. After a struggle with Middlesex County sheriffs, she was arrested. Convicted by the State, she appealed all the way to the United […]

Events In “The Land Of The Life Worth Living”

We’re delighted you are coming to stay with us this year at Warner Hall. Even more so, we’re thrilled to introduce Gloucester County to you. We love it here and know firsthand why they call this place the “land of the life worth living.” Throughout the entire year, Gloucester offers an abundance of fun (and […]

The Land Grant That Started It All

When we talk about the history of Warner Hall, we often refer to it as the home of George Washington’s great-great grandfather. As a country bed and breakfast on the bank of Virginia’s Severn River, established in a 1642-land patent. As “Austin’s Desire,” for founder Augustine Warner. If you’re like us, you’d love to read […]

The Real George Washington: Interesting Facts About Our First President

What did you do this Presidents’ Day? Relax? Take a long weekend trip (like to your favorite Virginia country bed and breakfast)? At some point, we hope you had the opportunity to reflect on the men – because they’ve all been men so far – that made the day possible. Take George Washington, the president […]

Interesting Facts About Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! But have you every wondered where Valentine’s Day originated?  Or why we exchange chocolates and roses? Read on for some fun, quirky and historical Valentine’s Day facts! In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine? They would wear […]

Historical Novelist – Marci Jefferson of Girl on the Golden Coin – To Kick Off 2014 Dinner and Discussion Series

The Royal Stuarts. A famed seventeenth century mistress and the story of how she rejected three kings yet remained the face of England’s coins for decades. That’s the story that will unravel during the Inn at Warner Hall’s premier event in its 2014 Dinner and Discussion series. Warner Hall is pleased to announce that it […]

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Join Us: Summer Fun Dance Party 2017

It’s summer-summer-summer TIME at the Inn at Warner Hall. And you know what that means? Time for the Summer Fun Dance Party,

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