Old Schoolhouse Now An Inn

POSTED BY: News Department
Sunday, December 30, 2001 - 12:23 PM
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An old abandoned schoolhouse that is over 100-years-old has been turned into a bed and breakfast. Opened in 1900, the schoolhouse served as an elementary and high school for the Brownsville community. After being closed in 1948 and serving as a storehouse for over 50-years, a couple visiting from California decided to turn it into a bed and breakfast. The National Trail Schoolhouse Inn features three bedrooms, two common areas and memorobilia from students that once attended the school. Brenda Shrider, who owns the inn along with her husband Larry, once employed an architect to help with the interior decorating. But after learning that he to change the original structure, they decided to go it alone. Larry Shrider, who gre up in Brownsville, says that business is steady and he does not regret his wife's decision to open up the inn. Rates for the inn statrt at 49-dollars a night. For more information about the inn, you can visit their website at www.bedandbreakfast.com.

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