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Where Can One Go for the Best Summer Wedding?

Finally, the stars have aligned commemorating your magic moment. Trees and flowers are in full bloom. Your family and friends will be ready for you. Now, where can you celebrate your summer wedding? Well, the Mercersburg Inn might just fit your wish. We specialize in romantic and peaceful elopements and weddings in Pennsylvania. Many happy Read More …

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Fun Outdoor Dining

Summer is all about enjoying time outdoors with family and friends. That means fun outdoor dining as often as possible!! Enjoy a candle lit dinner with fine food and wonderful open air atmosphere. Have fun with the lovely scenic view of the mountains, trees, flowers, birds and fireflies. Are you looking for a unique romantic Read More …

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Top Five Reasons to Get Married at the Mercersburg Inn

Our Mercersburg Inn venue in Pennsylvania provides a unique and historic setting for your destination wedding. Whether you want a big wedding or an intimate elopement, a wedding at the Mercersburg Inn can be custom designed perfectly and reflect your love for each other. View photos from some of our past wonderful weddings to get Read More …

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Stay Small, Stay Safe at our Top Rated Mercersburg Inn

As you begin to make your travel plans, we know cleanliness is going to be paramount in your decision process. We are here to make sure your stay is safe, enjoyable, and truly a relaxing getaway from a stressful everyday life.   The Mecersburg Inn is a great place for a getaway and to just Read More …

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A Safe & Intimate Dream Elopement

Whether you want to tie the knot during the COVID-19 recovery or any other time, you can do so with confidence in the safety, care, and attention to detail that our experienced and dedicated staff provides. A small dream wedding, elopement or vow renewal at the #1 rated bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania is guaranteed Read More …

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Wild Trout Fishing

Trout Fishermen love Franklin County’s freestone streams with wild Brown and Brook Trout. The Conococheague Creek has two branches. One branch has its source in the northwest corner of Franklin County. The East Branch increases in width as it flows through Caledonia State Park and Michaux State Forest. The shade of the forest and many Read More …

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Birder’s Delight

Franklin County is a birder’s delight. Bring your binoculars, explore and find various kinds of birds! Franklin County is 495,000 acres of which more than 242,000 acres are farmland and approximately 100,000 acres are forest lands. The rural environment suits a variety of birds. In a 2016 study of birders, the U.S. National Wildlife Service Read More …

James Buchanan

Learn more about James Buchanan 15th U. S. President

James Buchanan Jr. (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) served as the 15th president of the United States from 1857 to 1861, serving directly prior to the American Civil War. Buchanan served as Secretary of State and represented Pennsylvania in both houses of the U.S. Congress before becoming the President. James Buchanan’s parents, James Read More …

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The History of the Property Formally Known as the Prospect

The Byrons moved to Maryland in 1892 from Pine Lake, New York where the elder Byron, W.D. Byron, had operated a leather finishing shop.  Along with him, W.D. Byron brought his five sons: William, Joseph, Edward, Lewis and Harry.  The family built and operated five tanneries in and around Hagerstown and Williamsport, Maryland.   Iona Read More …

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Romantic Getaway at the Mercersburg Inn

Fall in Love All Over Again  There is nothing like spending time with your loved ones: however, life can become a hectic whirlwind of busy schedules. Do you want to escape from there to the Mercersburg Inn, Pennsylvania for your romantic getaway? Our luxurious rooms, delicious meals, the magnificent surroundings of a turn-of-the-century Georgian mansion Read More …