Media Resources

Are you a journalist working on a story about Lancaster County bed and breakfasts? Have questions about innkeeping, Ephrata, or Lancaster County? We would love to help you with your story or article.

We have furnished travel writers and people wishing to promote the area with travel information for Pennsylvania and photos of the Inn, and we can host local "fam(ilizariation) trips" as well. Media Contact: Rebecca Gallagher. 717-733-6094 or

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HISTORY OF THE HISTORIC SMITHTON - Constructed in 1763, the Historic Smithton Inn is one of the oldest Bed and Breakfasts in Lancaster County. Learn about past inhabitants of the Inn and their contribution to local history and the community.

- The property was originally built as a pre-revolutionary war tavern, then became a private home and ultimately a bed and breakfast. Click here to read about the architectural progression of the Inn through its nearly 250 year history.

- Innkeepers are as unique as the inns they own, and the Gallaghers are no exception. Click here to read about their unique journey to becoming innkeepers.

- Learn why so many tourists come to Ephrata / Lancaster County and all the wonderful things to do nearby.

- Click here for two of our signature recipes here at the Historic Smithton Inn: Italian Baked Eggs in a Ham Cup and Strawberry Amaretto Stuffed French Toast.


HIGH RES PHOTOS - A collection of photos of the Historic Smithton Inn that are suitable for publishing. Copyrights apply, please contact us for permission before publishing. For editorial attribution, "Photos compliments of Historic Smithton Inn"

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For Information about Ephrata's Winters Leadership Memorial and Veterans' Plaza:

Winters statue in veterans' memorail plaza

January 7, 2013 Article in Lancaster Intelligencer:
Click Here for a Veterans' Plaza Brick Order form
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Note:  Donations are tax deductible