Mary Boykin Chesnut Bed Chamber, Room II, This 20’ by 20’ room features a king-size iron bed, a large in-room sitting area, a secretarial desk, a private dressing area, all season fireplace and private en suite bath. The twin daybed is available for a third person, over the age of 12 years, for an additional charge. The over-sized windows in this room offer both north and east light and views. Honeymooners are always selecting this room. The room, afternoon social, gourmet breakfast, all amenities, and taxes//fees are included in the reservation when booked direct with Bloomsbury Inn.
This elegant king bed chamber is named for Mary Boykin Chesnut, wife of James Chesnut, Jr., a woman of society in the best sense. Warm personality, great wit and acute mind describe her. In her daily journal, which eventually became A Diary of Dixie, she brought life to the daily tribulations and human dimensions of the Civil War. In this very house, 12 June 1865, she wrote, “And yet from my window I look out on many a gallant youth and maiden fair. The street is crowded, and it is a gay sight…They call the walk in front of Bloomsbury the boulevard”. includes the room, afternoon social, full gourmet breakfast and all taxes.
Room Rate: $245.00 – $300.00