lantern on the dresser, and a red,
white and blue afghan for the bed.
Additional rooms await in nearby St.
John's Cottage. The tiny St. John's
Reformed Church is now a two-bed-
room guest cottage. The entrance is
where the altar used to be. Situated
under the former choir loft is an enor-
mous hot tub. On the loft itself is a
sleeping area accessible by a tiny stair-
case. The bed is tucked under the
Guests who stay at St. John's Cot-
tage eat at the inn. All eat together at
two long tables that seat as many as
20 people when the house is full.
Everything is served on Victorian
china, period silver and glassware, and
is prepared by co-owner Pelz, a cre-
. ative chef.
Afterwards, guests can adjourn to
one of the two parlors where they may
help themselves to port from the glass
decanters on the coffee tables. Even
Priscilla and Joshua, the two resident
cats who plop down on the rugs and
stretch out on the sofas, do their best
to contribute to the restful ambience.
• The Inn at Buckeystown,
Buckeystown, Maryland 21717. 1-301-
874-5755. Rates: Monday through
Thursday, $125 to $150; Friday
through Sunday and holidays: $155 to
$185. St. John's Cottage: $225. Rates
include dinner and breakfast.
Snow Hill Inn,
Snow Hill, Maryland
It rarely snows in Snow Hill, and the
courthouse — 26 feet above sea level
— is the highest point, but the puz-
zling yet pleasant name of Snow Hill,
derived from a section of London, is
somehow well suited to one of the
prettiest towns on the Eastern Shore.
With its stately white-frame houses set
back from the roads, Snow Hill is a
quiet sort of place where often the
only hint of movement is the Poco-
moke River winding lazily through
The best time to arrive at the Snow
Hill Inn is at night when the inn is
illuminated by floodlights and people
are driving up to dine at this popular
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