The Generals' Quarters Inn
Generals' Quarters Inn features a beautifully restored Victorian
home built circa 1872. Located just 84 miles east of Memphis
and 124 miles west of Huntsville, the Inn sits in the historic
downtown district in Corinth, Mississippi. Rated as one of the
Top Ten Bed and Breakfasts' in the state, the Inn is surrounded
by beautifully landscaped gardens featuring hundred year old
Oak trees, Magnolia trees, roses and azaleas. Relax and watch
the world go by from one of the many comfortable benches, swings
or chairs which can be found in the gardens. See
Generals' Quarters Inn History
The Generals' Quarters Inn was built as St. Jude's Episcopal
Church in 1869 on the foundation of the original church destroyed
on the retreat from Shiloh. The parishers used their land as
collateral and it was taken by the bank when they were unable
to make payments.
1872, it was purchased by A. B. Dillworth, treasurer of the
Mississippi confederacy for his daughter, Fanny's wedding to
Confederate Major George Washington Bynum. She converted the
church into a home.
1910, it was purchased by Judge Linden. He died there in 1920.
next owners were Mr. and Mrs. Ramer who purchased it as their
home. Mr. Ramer was VP of the Saville Duvall Coffee Company.
The company later become Maxwell House Coffee after a merger
with another company. Mrs. Ramer ran the home as a bording house
after her husband's death.
the 1960s, the house was purchased by WO Hathcock (known for
involvement with the notorious state line mob) and was used
as a bordello until the 1980s.
house was is great disrepair when it was purchased in 1985 by
a local realtor, doctor and judge. They begain the renovations
and used it as a restaurant and bar naming it The Generals'
Quarters to honor the over 200 Generals who occupied Corinth.
Current owners, Luke and Charlotte Doehner purchased the home
in 1994 and completely re-renovated it saving as much of the
original features as possible.
Luke and Charlotte moved to Mississippi, the two were employed
for the Marriott Corporation. Charlotte was a area manager responsible
for operations in five states, while Luke worked as a accomplished
love Corinth - it is everything we have ever dreamed of. We
own a business and live in the heart of downtown. There is,
without a question, no place we would rather be."