"MRS. STUMP WANTS MORE TRAVELERS" - Needs To Pay-Off Husband's Monument


The restoration of the Stump Hotel in 2004 recalls concerns about the use of the structure from nearly 100 years ago - March 19, 1907.


"We wish to correct an erroneous impression that people have in regard to the Stump Hotel. Mrs. Stump is just as anxious to get her share of the traveling publics patronage as she has ever been, although the report is in circulation that she refuses to keep travelers."

"She does not want regular boarders, but DOES WANT the transient trade.. She has recently purchased an expensive monument for her late husband's grave and is otherwise at expense, so she desires some means of meeting same, as well as to earn a livelihood."