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Welcome to Baer House Inn Bed and Breakfast!
The Inn is a large
Victorian mansion built in 1870 with personalized service for
our limited number of guests. Our 7 guest rooms are all
located in the main house and are tastefully furnished with period
antiques, king & queen sized beds, most with private bathrooms. Most rooms
are on the second floor.
A full breakfast is served each morning in the ballroom.
We are located in the heart of historic
Vicksburg, within walking distance to museums, antique shopping,
historic Washington Street, restaurants and the National Military Park.
Arrive as strangers, depart as
Miss Leona Blume left her
Louisiana family at age 20 and moved to Vicksburg during
Reconstruction, against the wishes of her parents.
purchased a Greek Revival home badly damaged by the Siege of
Vicksburg and redesigned it into an innovative Eastlake home prior
to her marriage to Jewish merchant Lazrus Baer.
House captures the story and spirit of this remarkable woman and
her impact on Vicksburg and its history.