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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How do I get a COVID-19 test in Maine?

Under a partnership between Maine DHHS and health care organizations, drive-through and mobile testing is greatly expanding throughout Maine, strengthening access to safe and accessible testing for residents, tourists, seasonal workers, and other visitors to Maine.
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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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Do you have a restaurant on the property?

At this time we do not have a restaurant at the inn, however, there are several local restaurants we think you’ll love! We've provided a list of local recommendations in our local guide. Be sure to check out our events page for pop-up dinners and our summer pizza night schedule.
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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 provide tables and chairs?

The event barn comes with a built-in bar, lounge furniture and several antique tables. In addition, we have ten 6' custom wood tables available for rent along with an eclectic assortment of wood chairs. For all other rental items, we recommend connecting with one of our preferred vendors.
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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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