Restoring a Rural Inn

Lewis Jackson very graciously delivered this article to The Cooper's Inn as a memento from his archives. It shares the story of The George Gracie House as it transitioned to an Inn. It was featured in Atlantic Insight Magazine in September 1989. Above you see an artist's vision of the Inn; a c1900 view with the dormers in place (pictured left of the 2 masted schooner); and later versions without the dormers; followed by a current view with the restored dormers. The widow's walk was taken off during a recent roof replacement project and will be replaced at a later date. The dormer replacement took place c1995 and resulted in a spacious, architecturally designed 3rd level apartment. The Inn

Where History Meets Hospitality is a blog about all things Nova Scotian with significant focus on Shelburne & Shelburne County Areas of Nova Scotia's South Western Shore.

Learn about the history, the people and the synergies that make this place we call home...'home'. Sometimes it will be for too short visits. Other times it may be something more extended.

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And perhaps you'll help us understand and explain the synergies that often contribute to the 'Calm' each of our lives  hopefully knows and appreciates.

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