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Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort


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The historic inn was built in 1911 and has traditional rooms in the Main Inn and Delaware Lodge, riverside and island "glamping" and several luxury cottages. The resort also has a famous golf course and access to the Delaware River. A recent feature is a campsite that includes luxury campsites along the river.

The inn opened in 1911 as the Buckwood Inn, in Spanish Colonial Revival style with white-Moorish architecture and Spanish tile roof. The resort was built by Charles Campbell Worthington, whose family earned a fortune manufacturing pumps.

. He built his first small golf course there in 1898, later purchasing 8,000 acres of land on both sides of the Delaware.

The golf course was an early design of legendary golf course designer A. W. Tillinghast. In 1912, Worthington invited professional golfers to compete on his course, which led to the creation of the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA). The golf course is still considered among the finest in America. The resort was renamed Shawnee Inn in 1943 when it was purchased by band leader and radio personality Fred Waring. Frequent notable faces were Jackie Gleason, Ed Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Art Carney, Perry Como, and Arnold Palmer.

The Inn remains popular throughout the year for golf, river recreation, skiing, hiking, and more.

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Shawnee Inn
100 Shawnee Inn Droive
Shawnee PA 18356