The Hornpipe Guide
To Bed & Breakfasts & Historic Inns©


For your excursion, pack along a clutch of historical mystery stories by Daniel Elton Harmon and classic period authors in quarterly e-magazette format! The Illustrated Harper & MacTavish Reader features the adventures of two crime reporter-sleuths in late-19th-Century South Carolina. Bonus materials include factoids of historical criminology and South Carolina history—and brand-new Harper and MacTavish adventures distributed as weekly "cliffhanger" serials!

Tune in regularly to the editor's blog for postings on subjects ranging from humor to history. Mystery buffs will be particularly interested to join his special-interest blogs, Mysterious Expeditions and Voices of Sherlock Holmes

Visit the editor of The Hornpipe Guide—historical mystery and adventure author Daniel Elton Harmon.


Among the oldest B&B/inn directories on the Internet (est. 1996), The Hornpipe Guide lists delightful lodging options in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Browse the state-by-state listings, which are updated regularly.


The Hornpipe Guide is intended as a simple service to innkeepers and travelers. It makes no endorsements and assigns no ratings. Basic listings are posted without charge. (Hyperlinks, expanded venue descriptions and Web page construction services are offered to innkeepers for modest fees; see "Information for Innkeepers.") Please notify us of changes or additions to posted information.


The Hornpipe Guide is edited by Daniel Elton Harmon, author of The Chalk Town Train & Other Tales (Volume One in "The Harper Chronicles" historical mystery short story series) and more than 70 books. A long-time advocate of home- and small inn-style lodging, he wrote "Sandlapper Slept Here," the B&B column for Sandlapper: The Magazine of South Carolina, for 11 years and edited Barbour Publishing's Christian Bed & Breakfast Directory for two years. Harmon writes and edits Blithering Antiquity, a free online magazette of historical curiosities, mysteries and coincidences; serves as contributing editor of Sandlapper; edits The Lawyer's PC, a national technology newsletter published by Thomson Reuters/West; and continues to write "The Harper Chronicles," "The Casebook of MacTavish" and juvenile educational books.


We hope you enjoy browsing The Hornpipe Guide to Bed & Breakfasts & Historic Inns and sampling the nation's home-style accommodations!

DISCLAIMER: The Hornpipe Guide does not rate, recommend or endorse any lodging venue.
Listings are provided for the sole purpose of indicating a variety of lodging possibilities in
different geographic regions. Travelers should inquire for details and testimonials and make
their accommodation decisions based on their own judgment. The Hornpipe Guide is in no way
responsible for the condition of any venue, its services or amenities, or the actions of its staff.


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