The Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, West Virgiania. where your grandparents stayed in 1987 for Grandma Bert's 40th birthday.
Each "chalet" had three floors with several rooms on each floor. Grandma Bert and Grandpa Roy were in the center chalet.
Grandpa Roy poses for Grandma at the entrance to the Bavarian Inn, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Octoberr 1987.
Grandma Bert also poses at the entrance to the inn.
Grandma and Grandpa in their "chalet" room.
Grandma and Grandpa
Sitting and sleeping areas.
Gazebo at the Bavarian Inn
The restaurant end of the Bavarian Inn as seen from outside the center "chalet." The gazebo can be seen at the left.
The length of the original inn is obvious from this photo.
For her birthday weekend, Grandma Bert of course dragged Grandpa Roy on a walk along the Potomac River.
Fall colors along the Potomac.
More colorful scenery.
Left is the track and sports field of Shepherd College. Right is the sign announcing the college.
Another view of the Shepherd College track and field.
Shepardstown is small. This was O'Hurley's general store.
The railroad station was no longer used.
This boat is a replica, based on limited plans, of a steamship that was supposed to have been built in Shepherdstown and demonstrated in 1787 by one James Rumsey . This replica was started in 1984 by Jay Hurley of Shepherdstown and a group of enthusiasts in order to sail on the 200th anniversary of Rumsey's demonstration. For great detail and other photos see http://jamesrumsey.org/the-rumseian-experiment/.
The old market house has been the location of the library in Sheperdstown since 1921. It is the oldest library in West Virginia.
The view up King Street toward the library. The library sits right in the middle of the street.
McMurran Hall, part of the college.
This miniature house attracted Grandma Bert's attention. According to Wikimedia Commons, "The Little House was built as a play structure for participants in early childhood development classes at Shepherd University. The house is a miniature house, only 6 feet (2m) to the eaves, with child-sized interiors and furniture, all fully finished."