Lewis Inn

Built of dovetailed logs in 1750, the Lewis Inn sat on the Saluda Trail in Lewis Turnout, once a popular stagecoach route. In 1780, Colonel James Lyles died on the steps of the Lewis Inn. Aaron Burr, US Vice President from 1801-1805, stayed here during transport while under arrest for the murder of Alexander Hamilton. Legend has it that Burr briefly escaped while staying here

The Lewis Inn is built in 1750 with dovetailed logs. The Lewis Inn sat on the Saluda Trail in Lewis Turnout, once a popular stagecoach route. In 1780, Colonel James Lyles died on the steps of the Lewis Inn. Aaron Burr, US Vice President from 1801-1805, stayed here during transport while under arrest for the murder of Alexander Hamilton. Legend has it that Burr briefly escaped while staying here.

Photo taken at: Lewis Inn, Chester County, South Carolina

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