A National Award Winning Bed & Breakfast Experience
Nestled in the heart of Mount Vernon, Ohio, America's Hometown, this remarkable High Victorian mansion, Circa 1830. It is home to the fifth generation family and a National Award Winning Bed and Breakfast.
The house is the former home of two prominent Ohio families. Dr. John Russell, physician and surgeon, was the first American to employ a female physician, Dr. Jane Payne, in 1852. His son-in-law, colonel William Cooper, a colonel in the Civil War with the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, had a distinguished career as an attorney, U.S. Congressman and Ohio Adjutant General.
The Russell-Cooper House has undergone a faithful and loving restoration to its Victorian era of elegance. In addition to its unique furnishings and decorations, visitors will find a fascinating array of historical Russell-Cooper memorabilia, Civil War items, antique medical devices, rare books and more.