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The Robert Morris Inn 1710, the oldest full service Inn in America.


The eternal promise of spring, the first daffodil, the tiny buds forming on the trees; a faint but distinct musical note from the mockingbird . . . . Ospreys return and the Crabs come out of Winter hybernation.

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A firm family favorite for Easter Brunch, Mark's Sunday Brunch Menu with additional Specials

Once Riverview House, the home of Founding Father Robert Morris Jnr who gained fame as the "Financier of the Revolution". In more recent times author James Michener outlined his famous novel, Chesapeake here. More history is located here. Now the Eastern Shore's most unique historic restaurant with rooms under Master Chef Mark Salter and Innkeeper Ian Fleming.

Enter this iconic Inn and step back 300 years: a pristine yet historic interior welcomes with timber beams, panelled walls and open fires in the cooler months. Through to Salter's Tavern featuring historic red brick walls and old slate floors, with magnificent fires in these cooler months. This is a truly historic Inn, cosy with a natural patina running through. Friendly, great cuisine and understated professional service.

Even in the Fall and Winter there is much to see and do in and around Talbot County.  Unique to our area is the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center at Church Creek. This year we celebrate the 200th birthday of Fredrick Douglas renowned Talbot County social reformer, abolitionist, orator and statesman follow his journey. The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge remains open all year and never fails to impress. Click below for a vast array of attractions and events.

EscapetoTalbotStay at our Inn and visit Events in the area  .  .  .

Oxford itself is one of the most unique towns on the Eastern Shore. Historic and peaceful yet vibrant at the same time, as it remains so popular with sailors, cyclists, kayak'ers and those seeking refuge and restoration from an ever increasing mad world. Charming tree lined streets with immaculate historic homes, waterfront town park and even its own Beach. Conveniently to St. Michaels, Easton, and Cambridge. Learn more about our history at The Oxford Museum and about vacation activities and options at Talbot County Tourism.

Unfortunately we do not have an elevator and some of the stairs are quite steep, if you have mobility issues please contact us. Due to the age and nature of our building, we do not have disabled specific bedrooms.

Chef Mark Salter

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The Robert Morris Inn    314 N Morris St    PO Box 40    Oxford    MD    21654    410 226 5111