New Hampshire Bed and

The Wayside


wayside inn sudburyThe Wayside Inn understands that hotel guests are known to pocket things from time to time. A swiped hand towel here and there is expected, but there are a few items that the historic Sudbury inn wants back.

According to the, an amnesty program of sorts has been put into place at the Wayside Inn. Anyone who has taken something from the inn during its 300-year history is being asked to return it with no questions asked. Most notably, the hotel would like its copy of the Declaration of Independence, which was obtained by the inn’s second-ever keeper, Ezekiel Howe.

Howe was the owner of Sudbury’s sole copy of the document. It went missing in 1955 after it was saved from a fire. Along with the Declaration, the inn is searching for pewter serving utensils, and antique silverware and dishes.

“Sadly, we’ve even had some historic prints and paintings unscrewed from the walls and disappear, ” innkeeper Steve Pickford told the . The inn is forgiving its mischievous guests who’ve “secretly checked out” items as part of its tricentennial celebration, though the amnesty program will not end once celebrations do. Guests are asked to return items to the front desk or by delivery to the innkeeper at any time.



Share this article





Related Posts


The Willard Street Inn
The Willard Street Inn
Food Brattleboro VT
Food Brattleboro VT

Latest Posts
Cooking Academy
Cooking Academy
Eat clean and get lean with our dietitians…
B&B Woodstock VT
B&B Woodstock…
Mary’s room is located on the second…
Kind food Burlington
Kind food Burlington
The Burlington Township Food Pantry Hunger…
Hen of the Woods VT
Hen of the Woods…
Click to enlarge file: matthew thorsen…
Places to Stay in Woodstock VT
Places to Stay…
Local food reigns supreme in this postcard-perfect…
Search
Featured posts
  • The Willard Street Inn
  • Restaurants Near Brattleboro VT
  • Food Brattleboro VT
  • Restaurants Near Montpelier VT
  • Newport Vermont restaurants
  • Essex Junction restaurants
  • Best Burlington Vermont Restaurant
  • The round Barn
  • Restaurants in Bennington, Vermont
Copyright © 2020 l bedbreakfastvermont.com. All rights reserved.