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.

Our History

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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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. We require notice of 14 days prior to your stay in order for your deposit to be refunded. Cancellations made with less than a 14 day notice will be charged the full amount of your room cost. All cancellations are subject to a $35 handling fee when charged on a credit card, no exceptions.
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No minimum stay for weekends

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How large are the grounds surrounding the inn?

Our boutique inn is surrounded by 12 acres of pastoral farmland, heritage woods, and a tranquil salt marsh. Built in 1763 and lovingly restored in 2018, our historic property is a peaceful retreat. Situated only fifteen minutes from major attractions in Wiscasset and the Boothbay region.
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Do you allow children?

We gladly welcome well-behaved children! Most of our rooms, with the exception of room 7, are only able to accommodate a total of two guests max. Up to 4 guests can be accommodated in room 7 but we ask that the children are age appropriate to climb a ladder into a loft space.
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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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