Camden, Arkansas 71701
James Lee & Sue Silliman, Owners / Innkeepers
Listed on the National Register of Historic places, the Umsted House Bed and Breakfast is a premiere bed and breakfast in Camden, Arkansas. Experience the wonder and charm of this forgotten era first hand at this 1923 home, where turn-of-the-century quality of life comes alive. Enjoy the spacious living in a home built for a genuine oil baron. Luxurious living and dining rooms for quiet respite or party gatherings. When the evening is done, choose a cozy guest room, where antique beds and furnishings offer a unmatched atmosphere of restfulness or amour'.
Stay the night in another time.... There is something magical about walking in the shoes of our past. To enjoy the elegance of a rich prosperous and colorful period of our history. Built in 1923 by Sidney Albert Umsted also known as the "Father of the Smackover oil fields" This wildcatter brought home the bacon with the discovery of Richardson #1 in the Smackover field 1922.
There are many things to see and do while visiting Camden. Located on the Ouachita River, Camden is a city of beautiful antebellum homes, historic landmarks, Civil War history, exciting shopping, outdoor recreation, festivals and fairs.
The Umsted House has been restored with love and care and is the perfect setting for a beautiful wedding and reception. We offer several honeymoon, anniversary and special occasion packages. No matter what the season or occasion, whether you are on business or pleasure, plan on staying with us, we would love to have you as our guest. Just give us a call or fill out our online reservation form and reserve your special date today and Spend a night Not a fortune.