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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Are masks required at the inn?

Guests and staff are required to wear masks when walking through common areas at all times. You are not required to wear a mask while you are in your room.
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Is check-in contactless?

We ask that all guests follow Maine’s guidelines of wearing a mask when entering the inn. For winter 2020/2021, we will switch to contactless check-in. Our check-in time will begin at 3pm.
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How late can our event go on to?

We require that your bar close and the music end by 10:30PM and all guests not staying at the property have left the property by 11PM.
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Are you pet friendly?

We are pet friendly and want our guests to enjoy the company of their well-behaved dog while on vacation!
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Is insurance required?

Yes, we do require event insurance for private events and weddings. Policies are typically very affordable and can be added to your homeowners or renters policy. There are also third party options as well.
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How will breakfast be offered with COVID-19 measures?

Per Maine’s guidelines, we will be offering to-go breakfast each morning. All guests should inform the team of any dietary restrictions prior to their stay (minimum 48-hours notice).
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