The Swope Manor Bed & Breakfast Gallery
The Swope Suite
This exquisite first floor Executive Handicap Accessible Suite has two queen beds and a sitting room, it also has its own private entrance, and carries its name in recognition of George Swope, wife Margaret and son John. George Swope who was the president of Gettysburg National Bank and one of the wealthiest men in Gettysburg built this beautiful home in 1836. Prior to the outbreak of the Civil War an addition and a half story was added to the home as well as the ornate exterior moldings and trim around the windows and third story you see today. John Swope the son of George and Margaret also became a pillar of the community and in 1879 became president of the Gettysburg National Bank and was also involved with manufacturing and agriculture. John Swope was elected to Congress in 1884 through 1885 and after his term moved to Washington D.C. where he worked as a banker.