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Jacob's Resting Place 
1790 Bed and Breakfast

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Located on Carlisle's 1751 William Penn Land Grant, this gracious brick Georgian is one of the earliest remaining tavern-inns in South Central Pennsylvania. This colonial bed and breakfast is surrounded by mature trees with one of the areas best limestone trout streams bordering the property.

After a day of travel or business refresh yourself in the hot tub or step down the limestone and lilac terrace to the large swimming pool and patio. If you want to see the sights we are near Gettysburg Battle Fields, Hershey Park, Appalachian Trail, Carlisle Productions, Dickinson College, the US Military History Institute, Harrisburg Capital Complex and Amish Country.

Each room represents a distinctive era dating from 1700 to 1900.

All rooms have air-conditioning, television, and ceiling fans. Some rooms have working fireplaces and phones


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The Colonial Keeping Room was the original tavern room from 1800 to 1835. Jacob Matter and his wife were the first inn-keepers and were known throughout the area for their hospitality. Though the tavern name was “The Sign of the Green Tree,” the tract of land was known as Jacob’s Resting Place.

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The tradition of hospitality is carried on today by Terry and Marie. The Keeping Room is a place for guests to gather, refresh themselves and share the company of others. The fireplace has warmed travelers for over 200 years.

The Keeping Room, in conjunction with other indoor and outdoor facilities, provides flexible support for catered banquets, receptions, meetings and other events.

Gourmet breakfast with juice, fresh fruit, home made bread, and main course served from the colonial kitchen.

Breakfast is prepared for you in the Colonial Kitchen continuing a two hundred year tradition.  Wake to the smell of coffee and fresh baked bread.   Breakfast will be served in the Keeping Room at your leisure.  The table is set with fine china, silver, and linen, which are appropiate for a sumptuous breakfast experience. Your entree may be Stuffed French Toast with a Berry Sauce, Dutch Baby Puff or Jacob's Pillow.  A fresh fruit plate and beverages of choice are always served.


  • Trout Stream
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Seven Fireplaces
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Colonial Gardens
  • TV, VCR, Sterio
  • Meeting Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Alarm Clock
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Board games
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Turn-down service

"We have been providing the best service in the industry for years."

Near-by Attractions

  • Carlisle Productions
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Civil War Battlefields
  • Gettysburg
  • Hershey Park
  • Amish Country
  • Five Antique Malls
  • Harrisburg Capital Complex
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex
  • Military History Institute
  • CarlisleBarracks
  • Molly Pitcher Burial Sight
  • Dickinson College
  • US Army War College
  • Messiah College
  • Skiing and Hiking


Credit Cards Accepted
Checks Accepted
Children Over 12 Welcomed
Smoking on Patios
No Pets
No Handicap accessibility

Special Events

Our outdoor facilities include a beautiful Gazebo located next to the LeTort Stream, and a large stone and brick patio adjacent to the house with a party tent. Whether your event involves a small or large group, we can create just the right atmosphere, either indoors or outdoors.

Special Weekend Packages : Unique custom packages featuring Civil War history and attractions including full day tour of Gettysburg Battlefields. Custom one and two day tours are available.

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We guarantee your stay will be a delightful
historic experience

 Jacob's Resting Place 1790
Bed and Breakfast

1007 Harrisburg Pike
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-1616
Toll Free: 888-731-1790

Fax: 781-459-6592
Email: jacobsrest@pa.net
Homepage: www.jacobsrestingplace.com
Innkeeper: Terry & Marie Hegglin

  Hits Since 01/18/06

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