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Ann Beard Crawford Room
This room is dedicated to Kilburnie's second owner, who purchased the home in 1834, added a second story and piazza, and probably gave it its name, after the ancestral home of the Crawfords in Scotland. Ann Beard Crawford was the widow of John Crawford of the Waxhaws, a cousin of Andrew Jackson. The Crawford family was prominent in Lancaster's history, producing Revolutionary and Civil War heroes, and several country physician.
The furnishings include a circa 1840 chest of drawers, two inviting wing chairs set in front of the gas log fireplace; a heart-pine mantle original to the house, a mid-19th century blanket chest, and a comfortable four-poster king size rice bed. The room contains a collection of original prints and engravings depicting Revolutionary, Civil War, and 19th century domestic scenes. Of particular note are the etchings and drawings of famous women of the Revolution. The painting on glass in the bathroom is Italian. The spacious and luxurious bathroom has a large whirlpool bath, and enclosed shower separated by a pocket door for privacy.
Guests in the Crawford room have direct access via French doors to comfortable rocking chairs on the private back porch, which overlooks the back garden and woods surrounding the house. Steps from the back porch lead to the surrounding woods. Guests are encouraged to explore the woodland paths meandering across branches and springs among native flora and fauna.