Historic Markers Across Georgia

Bedingfield Inn

Marker ID: HCC 
Location: Behind hours on Ga 27, Lumpkin, GA
County: Stewart
Coordinates: N 32° 3.059    W 084° 47.733
  32.05098903    -84.79555787
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMA72Y
Bedingfield Inn Marker
Photo by Brian Brown


The Bedingfield Inn or Tavern was constructed on this site in 1836 by Dr. Bryan N. Bedingfield as a family residence and stagecoach stop. It was a center for commercial and community activities and a one-day´s travel from Columbus, Fort Gaines, Americus, and Eufaula, Alabama. Also known as the "Harrell House," "Cuba House" and "Ard House," it continued as a hotel or boarding house into the 1930´s. In 1965, it was purchased by the Stewart County Historical Commission and restored as an 1840 house museum.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Stewart County Historical Commission, 1980

Bedingfield Inn
Photo by Ken Moser