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

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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

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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, …

January 2013

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Thanks to all who made 2012 a most memorable year for all the right reasons. Business was up generating strong revenues and solid financial strength which supported employee stability and positive investment in our local economy and community. Our Corporate partners, Corning Inc., Hitachi Automotive, Wausau Paper and others were …

November 2012

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We found another great antique shopping experience. A few weeks ago Chuck and I ventured out to the Athens (pronounced with a long A) Schoolhouse Antique Show which is on the north side of Lexington. “The Rose family started the Lexington’s Antique and Collectible Show and Sale in the spring …

October 2012

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We had a great summer, I think?! It seemed to go so fast and I love summer. I love summer foods: fresh homegrown tomatoes, okra, green beans, corn, kale, squash, and anything cooked on the grill! I love summer clothes: flip flops and shorts. I love drinking morning coffee, eating …

September 2012

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What a great summer we’ve had here at Beaumont Inn. So much so, I know I have neglected this blog and feel a bit embarrassed it has been so long since an update has been published. But busy is good, so let’s not complain too much and bring you up …

Helen: Stanford, KY Day Trip

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I have another great day trip for you! Just south of Harrodsburg is Stanford, Kentucky (approximately 20 miles) a true Kentucky treasure. It is the second oldest settlement west of the Alleghenies (you know Harrodsburg is the first!) formed much like Harrodsburg around the pioneer fort—in this case, Logan’s Fort. …

Helen: Perryville & Preservation

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Have you been to Perryville, Kentucky lately? Well, if you haven’t put that on your to-do list the next time you visit! It is a budding success story built on relationships. Perryville, just 9 miles west of Harrodsburg, in Boyle County, is the site of a Civil War Battle fought …