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Rabun Gap in Rabun County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

York House Inn

 
 
York House Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stan Penton, February 28, 2015
1. York House Inn Marker
Inscription. Mollie Gibson acquired this property from her grandfather in 1873. With husband William T. York, they grew the farm to 400 acres. The two-story chestnut log farmhouse dates to 1846. The inn began in 1896 and was expanded in 1907 to 26 rooms. This is one of Georgia's oldest bed and breakfast inns. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is the oldest continuously operating business in Rabun County.
 
Erected 2015 by Rabun County Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 56.266′ N, 83° 22.991′ W. Marker is in Rabun Gap, Georgia, in Rabun County. Marker can be reached from York House Road half a mile east of U.S. 441, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 York House Road, Rabun Gap GA 30568, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Lands and Cottages (approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Rabun County Courthouse
York House Inn image. Click for full size.
By Stan Penton, circa 2015
2. York House Inn
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Rabun County War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rabun County (approx. 4.2 miles away); Robert H. “Bob” Vickers 1908 - 1984 (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rabun Gap.
 
Also see . . .  The York House Inn. (Submitted on March 4, 2015.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
York House Inn & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2016
3. York House Inn & marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stan Penton of Rabun Gap, Georgia. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stan Penton of Rabun Gap, Georgia.   3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016.
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