Publick House Historic Inn

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The Publick House Historic Inn in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, where good food comes out of Yankee ovens and warm hospitality greets every guest. Ebenezer Crafts opened the Inn in 1771 as a gathering place for citizens of Sturbridge and weary travelers along the Boston Post Road. Through today, each of the spectacular four seasons offer a special opportunity for activities that appeal to the young and the young at heart. From sightseeing to shopping for antiques, from golf to skiing, from cuddling up with a good book to cuddling up with someone special, the Publick House fulfills guests’ needs.
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Spend a day exploring Old Sturbridge Village, the Brimfield Antiques Center, the Hyland Orchard, and Wells State Park.

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Discover

Discover the 18th-century home of the Publick House Historic Inn, built on land won when Colonel Ebenezer Crafts defeated his opponent in a game of “winner takes all.”

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Explore

Explore the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester.

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Experience

Experience neighboring and historic Sturbridge Village, only one mile from the Publick House.

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Taste

Taste a classic New England treat known as the johnnycake.

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