Durr Farm

Durr Farm

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

By Helen Dedman I feel sure the first time you visited Beaumont Inn as you turned off US 127 onto Beaumont Inn Drive, you wondered what, why and how is this small farm located in the middle of Beaumont Inn’s property? Well, it is the Durr property. Yes, of course, …

Harrodsburg KY Cemetery

History Underfoot Cemetery Tour

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

Written by Helen Dedman For the past 11 years the James Harrod Trust for Historic Preservation has sponsored the “History Underfoot” Cemetery Tour in September at our beautiful Spring Hill Cemetery. This is not a “ghost tour” but a performance of 5-6 characters that come to life in our cemetery. …

Victoria Magazine Feature

BeaumontInn Press Features

Victoria magazine featured Beaumont Inn in their September 2014 issue in a photo tour called Among Fields of Bluegrass: “With its intriguing juxtaposition of town and country, heritage and innovation, and elegance and approachability, this thriving Southern destination blends the best of all worlds to create an environment that is …

New Arrival

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

By Helen Dedman Welcome Harrison Shaffer Bowling! This little bundle of joy was born August 5, 2014 at 7:21pm, weighing 6 lbs, 19 inches to Becky, our daughter and her husband, Adam. Parents and Harrison are doing very well! In keeping with tradition, Becky and Adam chose family names. Harrison …

Garden Update

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By Helen Dedman Well, it has been an interesting year for the gardens! Early in the Spring Chuck contracted with a gentleman to plow the garden plots, going deeper than the usual tilling. I warned him to make sure he did not plow the butterfly garden that I put in …

Kentucky Owl Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

Those familiar with the history of Beaumont Inn know my name is Samuel Dixon Dedman and I am the fifth generation of my family to serve as Innkeeper in this family business. What many of you do not know is that around the same time period that my great-great grandmother, …

Treasured Gifts

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By Helen Dedman   Beaumont Inn and the Dedman family have been very fortunate to have been recipients of many gifts over the years. A few of our favorites: Last fall a good friend of ours, Anne Shannon McClellan Williams, called me with the message, “Katie needs to come home.” …

Summer Gardens & Butterflies by Helen

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

Not sure if you remember, but about three years ago we decided to put in a garden to supply the Inn with wonderful fresh vegetables—“garden to table” idea. Five plots about 30’ by 60’ were plowed. The planting, harvesting, and weeding became Chuck’s and my “new job,” or I should …

For the Love of Preservation

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By Helen Dedman, chair of James Harrod Trust, local preservation group To adapt an old adage, “it takes a village to preserve a town.” Great preservation partnerships have been formed in the last few months. Hopefully many of you read of the partnership of several preservation groups from Central Kentucky …

Special by Dixon Dedman

LeighAnne Beaumont Inn News

It would be a gross understatement to say that we have a lot going on here at the inn. In fact, we have a ridiculous amount of “irons” in a ridiculous amount of “fires” right now. Mom and Elizabeth are busy with updating many of the rooms: new window treatments, …