Elms of Camden

84 Elm Street

This 1806 property, one of the oldest houses in the village of Camden, served as a family home well into the 1900s. Now a bed & breakfast for over 25 years, Elms of Camden has welcomed guests from across the country and around the world. Its newest owners, Gary and James, bought the house in July 2017 (yes, this year) after dreaming about it for years. 

The same great level of service, hospitality, and attention to detail continue the tradition set forth by its previous owners Jim and Cyndi. 

What's In a Name

The Bed and Breakfast, previously known as Elms Inn or Inns at Blackberry Common, is now Elms of Camden. Since the property, and its original owners, have such a strong historical impact on Camden it made sense to connect them in some way. As a result, Elms of Camden was born. We hope you like the name as much as we do!

It Was The Year 1806...

  • Thomas Jefferson was President of the United States.
  • Construction is authorized on the first National Road (the first United States federal highway).
  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition reaches St. Louis, Missouri, ending a successful exploration of the Louisiana Territory and the Pacific Northwest.
  • During his second exploratory expedition, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike sees a distant mountain peak while near the Colorado foothills of the Rocky Mountains (later named Pikes Peak in his honor).

Historical Colonial

Elms of Camden is a restored 1806 Colonial which recaptures the rich heritage of Early America. While Elms of Camden appears to be a stately and elegant home with original wide pine floors and period furnishings, you will soon sense a casual warmth reflected by your hosts. Experience the innkeepers love for Camden, American history, and art through the extensive artwork, furnishings, and collectibles displayed throughout the inn. 

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84 Elm St. Camden, ME