Lanark, IL 

Standish House Bed & Breakfast

540 W Carroll St
Lanark, IL 61046-1017 US
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Rates: $60 to $70
Total Rooms: 5


Circa 1882. Four generations of Standishes are associated with this Queen Anne Victorian house. The current owner is Norman Standish, descendant of Captain Myles Standish. Furnishings include English antiques from the 17th and 18th centuries and canopy beds. The second Saturday of November each year the innkeepers recreate the First Thanksgiving and they sponsor a series of lectures on early American history and Myles Standish for school groups. A full breakfast is served by candlelight in the formal dining room.Publicity and Awards: Northwestern Illinois Dispatch, Country, Midwest Living, Daily Telegraph, Daily Leader, Taste of Homes, Chicago Tribune, Freeport Journal Standard.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $60 to $70
Payment types accepted include Master Card and Visa.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations, 1 with private bath.
The types of beds available include Queen.


Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast.
Amenities On Site: A living museum of Early American history and the pilgrims.


Other Activities: Antiquing, Fishing, Live Theater, Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill and Water Sports.

Historic Interest

First two Blackhawk Indiana War Battlefields (nearby), historic Galena and lead mines (nearby), restored river boat gambling (near Mississippi River).