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Inscriptions on the Warner Hall Tombstones

Located just south of the Warner Hall Plantation lies the Warner Hall Graveyard. It is the site of the tombs of Augustine Warner, founder of Warner Hall, and members of the Warner and Lewis families. These fourteen inscriptions are taken from Lyon G. Tyler’s 1894 article in the William and Mary Quarterly. There is some […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Virginia’s Finest Party Foods

Expecting guests this weekend for the big game? Maybe you’re headed to a party at a friend’s house Sunday for the Super Bowl and need to bring some nibbles for the game (or the commercials…whatever it is you like to watch…we don’t judge!). Consider serving some of Virginia’s finest, Virginia-grown goodies. And not just for […]

    • A Night of Romance at Warner Hall Starring Elijah Rock & The Virginia Symphony Jazz

      Do you love jazz? How about the picturesque Inn at Warner Hall at summer sunset?

      Join us Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 for an extra special concert weekend like no other that’s come to Gloucester!

      As part of the Gloucester Arts Festival, The Virginia Symphony Jazz and Elijah Rock, a triple threat entertainer breathing new life into the Great American Songbook from coast to coast, will perform right here at Warner Hall and we’ve reserved tables for our weekend guests.

      Limited rooms are still available for the weekend!

      This limited Dining and Entertainment Package is $150 per person plus the cost of lodging (Friday and Saturday night). Friday night you’ll enjoy a casual dinner and the big show takes place Saturday evening!

      Please call us at the Inn to reserve your room!

    • Celebrate a “Special Occasion”

      A professionally arranged bouquet of gorgeous seasonal flowers, or a dozen roses with assorted greenery and keepsake vase, paired with a bottle of Chandon Champagne, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Bailey’s White Chocolate Mousse Cups, all enjoyed in the privacy of your room will make the occasion not only “Special” but, “Simply Divine….”

      Advance Notice required (72 hours suggested)
      $99 including tax

    • Honeymoon and Anniversary Special

      What better way to celebrate your lives together than spending three nights surrounded in Warner Hall luxury and getting 50% discount for your third night! Visit the Inn at Warner Hall within two months of your actual anniversary or wedding date and enjoy a wonderful environment in which to spend time together. Add a “Special Occasions Package” and really make it a celebration! But be prepared to keep it fun and exciting! There will be a surprise “Dating Game” quiz to verify dates of engagement, marriage, most romantic moment shared, etc. etc….Match all the questions and win a bottle of Champagne!

      Inquire with Inn Keeper
      Lodging Prices and availability may vary

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    • There’s no doubt, it makes our day to know that keeping Warner Hall and its history alive for all to enjoy is so meaningful to all, from the descendants of the great men and women who lived here to the guests who lodge here. We recently received this lovely note of thanks and had to […]

    • We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • A Night of Romance at Warner Hall Starring Elijah Rock & The Virginia Symphony Jazz

      A concert like no other that has come to Gloucester will close out this year’s Gloucester Arts Festival later this month, right here at Warner Hall! On Saturday, June 30, starting at 6:30 p.m., Elijah Rock, a triple threat entertainer breathing new life into the Great American Songbook from coast to coast, will join the […]

    • Keeping History Alive – A Note of Thanks

      There’s no doubt, it makes our day to know that keeping Warner Hall and its history alive for all to enjoy is so meaningful to all, from the descendants of the great men and women who lived here to the guests who lodge here. We recently received this lovely note of thanks and had to […]

    • The Essential Getaway

      We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

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