Return to Content

B&Bs: Underground Railroad

B&Bs: Underground Railroad
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
by in May 2008

Ashley Manor, Barnstable, MA
Behind a removable bookshelf, a secret ladder connects the first and second floors of this Cape Cod home. Originally a refuge for Tories during the Revolution, it served a more patriotic cause before the Civil War.
3660 Main St.

888-535-2246, 508-362-8044
ashleymanor.net

Samuel Fitch House, Westford, MA
This home contains a secret room (no longer viewable) near the chimney shaft where fugitives could stay warm. You can still see the escape tunnel out of the cellar, but modern road construction has collapsed the exit.
Rates: from $125, including full breakfast.

91 Powers Road.

978-952-6888
samuelfitchhouse.com

The Tern Inn and Cottages, West Harwich, MA
Fugitives once crammed themselves into the tiny circular cellar under the
living room floor. Although the inn now offers more spacious accommodations, the staff will proudly talk about their original guestroom.
Rates: from $139, including full breakfast buffet.

91 Chase St.
800-432-3718, 508-432-3714
theterninn.com

Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: Summer Off the Beaten Path

  • 12 Best Places to Picinic
  • Acadian Pride in Northern Maine
  • Saying Goodbye to a Summer Home
  • Hidden Gems in the Upper CT Valley
Subscribe Today and Save 44%
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111

80th-anniversart-calendar600x350-2