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Inn at Mitchell House

Col. Philip Reed Room

The Col. Philip Reed room features a fireplace, queen bed and private bath. These Eastern shore accommodations overlook a garden behind the bed and breakfast and with rates starting at $125.00 you are getting a great deal for the comforts of home with a beautiful view of the Maryland inn's grounds.

History Behind the Col. Philip Reed Room

Col. Philip Reed was born in 1760 near Chestertown; he died in 1829 and was buried at Christ IU Church in Worton, Maryland. At age 16 he entered service in the Revolutionary War Continental Army. He was married to Mary Medford in 1790 and had three children. He was the lieutenant colonel and commandant of the First Regiment, Maryland Militia that defeated the British at the Battle of Caulk's Field. He attained rank of brigadier general  of Maryland's Militia and served as Kent Country's Sheriff, associate justice of Kent County and later became a U.S. Senator.