Rutland, MA 

The General Rufus Putnam House

344 Main St
Rutland, MA 01543-1303 US

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Rates: $140 to $200
Total Rooms: 2
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)


Circa 1750. This historic Georgian Colonial house, listed in the National Register, was the home of General Rufus Putnam, founder of Marietta, Ohio. A memorial tablet on the house states that "to him it is owing ... that the United States is not now a great slaveholding empire." Surrounded by tall maples and a rambling stone fence, the inn rests on seven acres of woodlands and meadows. There are eight fireplaces, blue Delft tiles and a beehive oven. Afternoon tea and breakfast are served fireside in the keeping room. The Guest Cottage can sleep up to eight and is perfect for extended stays.Publicity and Awards: Sunday Telegram, The Land Mark, Washusett People.Location: Country and Gentlemen's farm.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $140 to $200
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Discover and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 2 total guest accommodations, 1 with private bath, 2 with fireplaces and 1 cottage.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Cancellation: Two weeks.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises and Kennel available for guest's pets for additional fee.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast, Picnic Lunches, Afternoon Tea and Snacks/Refreshments.
Amenities In Room: Turn-Down Service, Television, Clock Radio, Wireless Internet Access, Reading Lamps and Fireplace.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace and Swimming.
Transportation Services: Airport Pickup, Train Station Pickup and Bus Station Pickup.


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Jan. 1-March 31, Sunday-Thursday, anytime at the last minute


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Weddings, Romantic Getaways, rehersal dinners and bridal showers.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Fishing, Golf, Live Theater, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis and skating.

Historic Interest

Inn is a National Historic Landmark
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.

Romantic Interest

Seven acres of woodlands and meadows.