The Smithfield Inn Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant and Tavern
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this b&b rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews The Smithfield Inn Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant and Tavern
Travel Blogs from Smithfield
Starting the day by getting up at 3:30am. This may be normal for Mary but this is way too early for this old guy. Flight is on time so far to Dallas. Meeting the Z's in Dallas. They too had a really early morning. I thought vacations were set up to allow one to catch up on sleep. Well doesn't matter since we are on our way to ...
... the wool after the sheep were shorn and spin it into thread. The thread would be dyed and woven into fabric.
Prier to the revolution spinning was a time-consuming domestic chore and it was rarely done. It was easier to buy the cloth but as it was unavailable during the war they had to make their own. It would take 12 spinners of wool to keep the weaver busy at the loom, and 100 spinners of cotton to keep him busy. ...
... which was cool and made him happy. We also had a live display about colonial military cooking by a man who seemed to think that all British people know how to salt meat?! We then made our way to colonial Williamsburg, which is a restored late-18th century town, which was the capital of the state. It was much bigger than we expected! There were dozens of houses, all fully restored and the whole area was set up to look as it would have done 200 years ...
... old townhomes, skirting the city monuments and then traversing the old waterfront. The 75 mile route to Williamsburg took us along historic country roads dotted with Colonial and Civil war markers and, for me, ended at the replica House of Burgesses on Duke of Gloucester street in the historic old ...
... and a Brutus draft when we eat at one of our local Appleby's. The BSS usually runs about $13-14 in our
area. In Yonkers it was $19.99. The Brutus is usually $5-6 depending
on the brew, last night it was $8.50.
As we travel around we
also realize something I find to be of importance. It could be
because of complacency or it could be due to a lack of funds, or time, of
our own citizens. But, our country has more than its share of foreign ...