The Birnie House

The Birnie House

This location was the original home and office of Dr. Clotworthy Birnie, a prominent Taneytown physician. He served as president of the Medical and Chirurgical Facility of Maryland (now the Maryland State Medical Society) and represented Carroll County in the Maryland House of Delegates. His nieces, Amelia and Elizabeth Annan, resided at the Birnie House.

Birnie House Features: 

  • 5 Guestrooms
  • Spacious Living Room in Common Area
  • Dining Room in Common Area
  • Patio Area adjacent to Common Areas
  • Two Connecting Rooms – The Buffington & The Warren (providing a sleeping occupancy of six adults) 

Maximum Occupancy of the Birnie House: 12 Adults

The Armistead Room

This accommodation was named after Captain Lewis Armistead (1817-1863), a Confederate Brigadier General in the Civil War. He was captured and perished after Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Features: 

  • First Floor
  • King-Size Featherbed
  • Spacious Bathroom
  • Bath/Shower with Jacuzzi Jets
  • Flat Panel Television
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet

Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults

The Warren Room

This room was named after topographical engineer, Major General Gouverneur Kemble Warren (1830-1882). He created the first comprehensive map of the U.S. west of the Mississippi River. He was also a prominent general for the Union Army best remembered for arranging last-minute defense of Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Features: 

  • Second Floor
  • Queen-Size Featherbed
  • Double Jacuzzi with Separate Shower
  • Private Sitting Room with Window Seat
  • Private Sitting Porch facing the Mansion
  • Available Loft Bedroom with 2 Twin Bed (additional fee applies)
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access

Connecting Room: Buffington

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Adults (with Loft) 

The A.P. Hill Room

Ambrose Powell Hill (1825-1865) was a career officer and general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After Stonewall Jackson’s death in May 1863, he was promoted to lieutenant general and command 3rd Corps of Lee’s Army that led the Gettysburg Campaign.

Features:

  • Second Floor
  • King-Size Featherbed
  • Spacious Bathroom
  • Double Jacuzzi
  • Shower
  • Flat Panel Television
  • Complimentary Wireless Access

Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults

The McClellan Room

George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885) was a major general in the Civil War, Democratic presidential nominee in 1864 and a lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. He helped build railroads and became president of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad after the war.

Features: 

  • Second Floor
  • Queen-Size, Canopy Featherbed
  • Double Jacuzzi & Shower
  • Double Vanity Sinks
  • Flat Panel Television
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet

Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults

The Buffington Room

This room was named after Carroll County’s most celebrated Civil War hero, Lt. John E. Buffington of Co. C, 6th Maryland Infantry (1839-1915). He received the Congressional Medal of Honor as one of the bravest soldiers in the Army of the Potomac. He is buried at the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in Taneytown.

Features:

  • First Floor
  • Handicapped Accessible Entrance
  • Queen-Size, Canopy Featherbed
  • Oversized Handicapped Accessible Shower
  • Private Sitting Porch facing the Mansion
  • Complimentary Wireless Access

Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults

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