Overview

Wayside Inn


Related Overviews

 

'Wayside Inn' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Located near the village of Sudbury, about 20 miles from Cambridge, Mass., is also known as the Red-Horse Inn (founded 1686). It was originally the country house of an English family named Howe, who later kept it as a public place. It is famous as the scene of Tales of a Wayside Inn. In 1923 Henry Ford made it a Longfellow shrine and colonial museum; it was partially burned (1955) and has been restored.

Subjects: Literature.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.