Sally Chesnut Bed Chamber

Sally Chesnut Bed Chamber, Room IV, is a 20’ by 14’ room.  This room is truly a garden fair, featuring a four-posted rice queen-sized bed, two comfortable wingback reading chairs, a lawyer’s bookcase desk/writing area, all season fireplace and private en suite bath with tub/shower. Anyone who enjoys a tall queen bed will love this green and floral experience. The room, afternoon social, gourmet breakfast, all amenities, and taxes/fees are included in the reservation when booked direct with Bloomsbury Inn.

The garden bed chamber!  Miss Sarah “Sally” Chesnut, sister of James Chesnut, Jr., inherited Bloomsbury upon the passing of her parents.  Although she lived many years in the home, she was most proud of her presence of mind and cool self-possession in the face of the enemy.  Mary Boykin Chestnut recorded Sally’s experience in her diary.  When one Yankee Officer came into Bloomsbury, while everyone was seated for breakfast, “Rebels have no rights,” Sally said politely. “I suppose you have come to rob us.  Please do so and go.”  The man jumped back in rage and left empty-handed.  Following the war, the Chesnuts sold eggs to maintain Bloomsbury.

Room Rate: $192.50 – $250.00