History of Keystone Inn

This magnificent, late-Victorian house, built in 1913 for Clayton S. Reaser and his family, is a delightful addition to Historic Gettysburg. Locals say it cost him $25,000 to build it. Clayton, his wife Anna, and their seven children, along with Clayton’s two maiden sisters and his father, occupied all three floors. Clayton was the owner of the Reaser furniture factory and the Gettysburg furniture factory, both here in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The family lived here until 1935 when his partner moved into the house with his family. In 1938, the Snyder’s bought the house for $7,500 and turned it into five apartments, renting them for $20 and $30 per month. They sold it to Dr. Shealy in 1952 for $32,000. Dr. Shealy kept it for many years and then gave it to the College (he said it was making too much money). The College sold it because they had no use for it, and the Martins bought it in 1987.

Paul, (a son of Clayton and Anna) remembers sitting on the front porch swing and watching the trains go by (two blocks away) and snows so deep he would jump off the porch roof into the snowbank. Locals fondly remember summer dances on the big wrap-around porch of the Keystone Inn.

The Martins spent a year stripping woodwork and scraping off paint and wallpaper, restoring it to its original beauty. The Martins opened their bed and breakfast inn in 1988 and ran it for 20 years. In the summer of 2008, Mike and Marj Day purchased the Keystone Inn and ran it until 2020. The Campbells purchased the Keystone Inn in August of 2020.

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Amenities at our Gettysburg Bed and Breakfast

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A Gettysburg PA Vacation

A Gettysburg vacation with just the right amenities that will take your getaway to the next level. You want to be both pampered and to relax with features that delight and surprise you. And you want booking to be easy, with no hidden fees or reservation issues.

At the Keystone Inn, we want to help you have a great Gettysburg getaway that meets all your expectations and that you look back on and know you made the right choice. Located just a short walk from Culp’s Hill – Gettysburg National Military Park and downtown restaurants you can leave your car at the inn and have access to all that Gettysburg has to offer.   

The Keystone Inn is a Gettysburg Bed and Breakfast with eight guest rooms and a full business conference center and many of our guests believe it is the best Bed and Breakfast in Gettysburg PA

To help you have that rewarding Gettysburg vacation, we offer many amenities at Keystone inn.

Complimentary Food and Drink

Exploring Gettysburg and having an amazing vacation means that you need to start your day off right, and you need to have something to look forward to each afternoon. We’re talking about delicious food, of course. And that’s what we have in store for you at Keystone Inn.  Every stay at Keystone Inn offers you a gourmet, multi-course breakfast and a wonderful afternoon repast. 

We source all of our protein from the Farmstead Butcher and pride ourselves in saying “breakfast your way”! Each day we alternate between a savory and sweet breakfast with plenty of fresh fruit and healthy options.  And if you have any dietary restrictions, please do let us know when you make your reservation. We are happy to accommodate your specific needs with advance notice.

Whether you’re just checking in for your stay or coming back from a day exploring, you’ll love the afternoon Sweet Treats made daily and enjoyed upon your arrival to our Gettysburg Bed and Breakfast.  

Trip Planning

Trip Planning Assistance

We know you want to experience the best of Gettysburg, not just the parts that get the most online attention. We can offer  recommendations for the best places that locals choose on your visit to the Keystone Inn.

  • Electric Charger, ask for details
  • Free maps and directions
  • Concierge & planning service from your experienced innkeeper
  • Innkeepers’ picks with “things to see and do” while in Gettysburg 
  • Restaurant recommendations that fit your needs including the best vegan and vegetarian options

Gettysburg is more than just civil war history and the area offers an endlessly beautiful experience with so many things to do, try, and experience. You will love how simple it is to plan the perfect getaway when you stay with us at the Keystone Inn, a 1913 historic Gettysburg bed and breakfast.

In-Room Amenities

Keystone inn offers eight rooms – and a Carriage House perfect for family gatherings, business getaways, and workshops. Our Bed and Breakfast has many places to relax, including a library with historic pictures and memorabilia from the Civil War, a Gathering Room off the dining room, a private romantic dining table for those special occasions, covered outdoor porches with rocking chairs, and the Carriage House.  So whether you’re planning a Gettysburg romantic getaway, a family vacation, a friends’ weekend, or a group couples’ trip, there are perfect options for your needs. Each of our bed and breakfast room offers you the tranquility you are looking for in your Gettysburg getaway.

In-room Amenities Include:    

  • Private bathroom for each guest room
  • Plush towels
  • Premium bed linens 
  • Natural skin and bath products
  • Professional hairdryer
  • Air conditioning and heating with a personal thermostat for your preferred temperature control
  • High-speed internet and Wi-Fi
  • Private refrigerators with complimentary bottled water
The Keystone Inn
The Keystone Inn

Historic Gettysburg with Keystone Inn Amenities

Keystone Inn is located on the National Registry of Historic Places and you can see, feel, and experience the gorgeous turn of the 20th century architectural design while also enjoying simple elegance at every turn. From the well-maintained lawn and grounds to the juxtaposition of history and comfort, you’ll love your Keystone State (Pennsylvania is the keystone state) vacation experience. 

We want to make sure you feel relaxed and delighted from the moment you step onto the property at Keystone inn. Along with our in-room amenities, our on-site amenities are carefully thought through to make your Gettysburg getaway rewarding.

On-site Amenities Include:

  • Ice maker
  • Guest microwave
  • Free parking
  • Free high-speed WiFi (1Gb)
  • EV Charging
  • Glasses for wine, beer, and champagne
  • Books about the history of the civil war and the battle of Gettysburg, as well as other topics and fiction novels
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Give The Gift of The Keystone Inn This Holiday Season

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at our inn.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.