Who is Samuel "Squire" Tarbox?

Samuel Tarbox (1780-1861) became known as the Squire probably because of his wealth and stature as a business man and founding father of the Town of Westport. He was born in Litchfield, ME. In 1806, soon after marrying Mary "Polly" Brown, he bought the land on Westport from Stephen Parsons.

Samuel Tarbox (1780-1861) became known as the Squire probably because of his wealth and stature as a business man and founding father of the Town of Westport. He was born in Litchfield, ME. In 1806, soon after marrying Mary "Polly" Brown, he bought the land on Westport from Stephen Parsons.


Samuel Tarbox’s distinguished civic service, included serving as: a Captain in the War of 1812, a member of the House of Representatives from Edgecomb in 1827, Westport's first First Selectman after its incorporation as a town in 1828, and Westport's first Postmaster in 1829.

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Does the event barn have heat or A/C?

At this time, the barn does not have AC but there are plenty of large doors and windows that will allow for a comfortable climate. We do have kerosine heaters available for rent in the barn.
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What is your cancellation policy?

Being a small inn, we are greatly affected by cancellations, and while we are sympathetic to emergencies, we appreciate your understanding of our cancellation policy. All cancellations are subject to a $35 handling fee when charged on a credit card, no exceptions.
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Do you require preferred vendors to be booked?

We have curated a preferred vendors list for you to use as a planning tool. It is not required that you book the preferred vendors but we do require approval of any vendors not on the list. All vendors must be licensed and insured.
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When was the property restored?

Our historic 1820’s barn has been recently renovated in 2018 to create a beautiful space. We have added a spacious deck across the back of the barn, opening it to an elevated overlook of our lush cascading grounds, as well as a cozy loft space that looks down over the main floor of the barn.
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Do you require a wedding planner?

We highly recommend you book a wedding planner to help with logistics, however, we do not require one. We do require that you book a day-of coordinator.
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Do you have a brand ambassador program?

Yes! As our brand ambassador you can enjoy a monthly 10% commission, your ambassador account referral code, exclusive room specials, and more!
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