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Welcome to McBurney Manor, where history, charm, and modern comfort converge to offer a unique and delightful experience in central Pennsylvania. Nestled in the picturesque village of McAlevy’s Fort, amidst the rolling hills of Stone Valley, McBurney Manor invites you to step into a world of 19th-century charm and hospitality. Our bed and breakfast, built in 1842, offers a serene escape while being conveniently located near bustling college campuses, verdant agrarian fields, and captivating state parks.

A Glimpse into the Past: McBurney Manor embodies the spirit of a bygone era while catering to the modern traveler. Our historic bed and breakfast retains its over 160-year-old character, with carefully preserved ambience and a touch of antique elegance. While we’ve added modern comforts for your convenience, the essence of the house remains unspoiled. Each room is thoughtfully adorned to complement the house’s antique aesthetic. From the cozy fireplace in the queen-size bed room to the twin beds in the neighboring room, every detail reflects the timeless charm of the manor.

Discovering Central Pennsylvania: Surrounded by natural beauty, McBurney Manor offers a gateway to explore the scenic wonders of central Pennsylvania. Shavers Creek Environmental Center, State College, Shavers Creek, Kishaquoquillas Valley, and several state parks, including Greenwood Furnace and Whipples Dam, are all within easy reach. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures, cultural exploration, or simply a slower pace of life, our location provides a perfect base for your endeavors.

Hospitality and Events: Beyond our role as a charming bed and breakfast, McBurney Manor opens its doors for special occasions. Our grounds are perfect for weddings, rehearsal dinners, tea parties, and Bake House Gatherings where you can savor delectable treats prepared in our masonry oven. We’re dedicated to creating a serene and welcoming atmosphere that enhances your gathering and makes your event truly memorable.

A Hearty Start to Your Day: Each morning, awaken to the aroma of a full and delicious country breakfast, setting the tone for a day of exploration and relaxation.

As you explore our website,, you’ll find more details about our accommodations, history, and offerings. For inquiries, reservations, or to discuss hosting your special event, please feel free to visit our Contact Us page. For information on how we respect your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy.

Thank you for considering McBurney Manor as part of your journey through central Pennsylvania. We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you and provide an experience that transcends time and leaves you with cherished memories.

Warm regards, The McBurney Manor Team