Benbow Hotels and Inns and Pubs
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Benbow House, Greensboro, North Carolina
Benbow House, Greensboro, North Carolina
Built by Dr. DeWitt Clinton Benbow, it opened in 1871, and became a major attraction and landmark in the region. It stood one block south of the Court House Square, on South Elm Street. Unfortunately, it burned on 17 June 1899. 
 
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The Benbow & Guilford Hotel, Greensboro, North Carolina
The Benbow & Guilford Hotel, Greensboro, North Carolina
The Guilford & Benbow Hotel was built after The Benbow House burned in 1899. This postcard shows pictures of the Benbow Lobby and the American Dining Room. The Benbow's dining room used the American plan for meals, and the Guilford's dining room used the European plan. The sister hotels had their own central plant which furnished ice, electricity, heat, and laundry for the guests. 
 
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Benbow Inn (originally called The Benbow Hotel) in Garberville, California
Benbow Inn (originally called The Benbow Hotel) in Garberville, California
A resort in the middle of California redwood country, the Benbow Hotel opened in 1926. The family sold the hotel in 1962. Its new owners restored it, and it was placed on the National Register of Historic Paces in 1983.

http://www.benbowinn.com/ 
 
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Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance, Cornwall, England
with two Benbow men standing in front 
 
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Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance, Cornwall, UK
Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance, Cornwall, UK
roof detail 
 
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Admiral Benbow Inn, Shrewsbury, County Shropshire, United Kingdom
Admiral Benbow Inn, Shrewsbury, County Shropshire, United Kingdom
a pub in Shrewsbury, located just a stone's throw from St. Chad's and John Benbow's grave 
 
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Admiral Benbow Inn (Shrewsbury) sign
Admiral Benbow Inn (Shrewsbury) sign
 
 

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