Bedford Inn

Green Book Category
Hotels
Taverns
Years Listed
1938-1941, 1947-1953
Region
Coastal Plain
County
Cumberland

Did you know?

  • This Green Book entry was listed in various ways between 1938-1953: 

    • 1938: Listed as “Bedford Inn---203 Moore St.” under the “Hotels” section for Fayetteville.1
    • 1939-1941, 1947-1952: Listed twice in each edition as “Bedford Inn---203 Moore St.” under the “Hotels” AND “Taverns” sections for Fayetteville.2
    • 1953: Listed as “Bedford Inn---203 Moore St.” under the “Taverns” section in Fayetteville.3

 


Victor H. Green. The Negro Motorist Green Book (New York: Victor H. Green & Company, 1938), p. 14

Victor H. Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book (New York: Victor Green & Company, 1939), p. 32; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book (New York: Victor H. Green & Company, 1940), p. 35; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book (New York: Victor H. Green & Company, 1941), p. 35;Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book: A Classified Motorist & Tourist’s Guide Covering the United States (Leonia, New Jersey: Victor H. Green & Company, 1947), p. 64; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book: A Classified Motorist & Tourist Guide Covering the United States & Alaska (New York: Victor H. Green & Company, 1948), p. 62; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book: An International Travel Guide (New York: Victor Green & Company, 1949), p. 56; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book: An International Travel Guide (Leonia, New Jersey: Victor H. Green & Company, 1950), p. 62; Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book: An International Travel Guide, Railroad Edition (Leonia, New Jersey: Victor H. Green & Company, 1951), p. 53; Green, The Negro Travelers Green Book (Leonia, New Jersey: Victor H. Green & Company, 1952), p. 53. 

Victor H. Green, The Negro Travelers Green Book, Airline Edition (Leonia, New Jersey: Victor H. Green & Company, 1953), p. 53.

Former site of Bedford Inn

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Former site of Bedford Inn

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