In this room you will discover many antiques almost 200 years old; 1840 Empire oval footstool, needlepoint top insert, 4 turned legs; 1840 King bed,, 4 poster Mahogany, canopy, elaborately carved spiral posts with acanthus leaves, arched headboard; 1830 Empire dresser, sandwich glass pulls, tiger maple drawer fronts, 6 drawers, extensively carved corner posts; 1840 Mahogany armoire, 1 door, 1 drawer, crowned, arched beveled mirror, applied panels, brass pulls; 1840 Empire walnut potty, 1 door, 1 drawer, hinged top, turned pole corners; 1880 Seth Thomas mantle clock, mahogany; 1845 Empire mahogany square game table, marble top, square base, sloped square center support; 1900 Silver vase pierced edge with hinged handle; 1900 Ash fireplace front, two columns, applied carvings, rectangular beveled mirror; 1840 China white bowl and pitcher set.
Other details include; 1840 Oval finger mold mahogany framed mirror; 1845 Flip top oval, carved, 3 leg, pie table, mahogany; 1900 3-piece fire set; 1900 Brass floor lamp, twisted brass pole, rectangular base, fringed shade; 1840 Empire mahogany settee, serpentine back with grape carvings, serpentine base; 1880 Pair walnut armchairs, leather seats, carved backs; 1860 Cobblers mold, iron; 1900 Brass floor lamp, stamped brass pole, onyx, rectangular shade; 1840 Empire harp drop leaf side table, 2 drawers, 2 leaves; 1900 Empire eagle eye mirror; and an 1860 Electrified oil "Gone with the Wind" lamp, large vertical painted glass base, painted oval glass globe shade.
As you enter the bathroom, you will surely notice; 1840 Rosewood washstand, marble top, arched marble backsplash, marble shelf, 1 drawer, 2 doors, round wood pulls, carved molding; 1890 marble top sink; 1880 wide walnut framed mirror. This room has a shower only.
Your stay at the Martine Inn in the Empire room will take you into a period almost 200 years ago when times were simpler and things moved slower.......until your next visit to our historic inn.