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January 27, 1990 - Image 68

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1990-01-27

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spot. Inside, all is cozy, with a fire
crackling in the fireplace. Oak chairs,
cornflower blue wallpaper, and candle-
light enhance the hearty, inexpensive
There are six guest rooms, three
with private baths and fireplaces. With
its high-backed Victorian bed and
fireplace, the room on the first floor
off the original center hall is perhaps
the choicest of all. The original sec-
tion of the house, built in 1785, has
hand-cut, wide-planked, yellow pine
flooring that's uneven with age.
In summer, nearby outfitters can
supply you with canoes and equip-
ment for paddling on the Pocomoke.
Just paddle around the bend as you
leave Snow Hill, and you're in a
natural river wilderness.
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Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863.
1-301-632-2102. Rates: $70 for a
room with bath; $60 with shared bath.
Includes a continental breakfast.


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At the Ashby Inn, owner Roma
Sherman has captured the feeling of
her native England, recreating a pub
atmosphere in the tiny town of Paris,
located in the heart of Virginia hunt
country. The Tap Room, originally the
kitchen with its stone fireplace and
walnut beams, is a favorite rendezvous
among trainers, breeders and riders.
This is a cozy, friendly retreat in which
guests at dinner move from table to
table exchanging greetings.
The Ashby Inn, a rambling, white-
frame, three-story private residence
built in 1829, sits on the east end of
Main Street. John and Roma Sherman
converted it from a private residence
to an inn in 1984. The six guest
rooms are furnished with hand-painted
wardrobes, quilts and coverlets, Orien-
tal rugs and blanket chests, all dating
to the early 1800s, most from local an-
tique shops in the Shenandoah Valley.
Four have private baths; the two
dormer rooms on the third floor share
a full bath and water closet.
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