Leslie Gould is the #1 bestselling and Christy Award winning author of twenty novels. Last year, Gould and her husband toured Strasburg and stayed at the Village Inn. Gould then wrote an informative article about her stay. Following is a portion of that article!
On our latest trip to Lancaster, my husband and I chose to stay in Strasburg, near the center of the county. I was researching my latest series, the Neighbors of Lancaster County. The three novels are about a military family that moves next door to an Amish family, who live on a farm outside of Strasburg.
We’d already visited the storybook town a few times over the past several years—but I wanted to take a closer look.
The village was named after Strasbourg, France and built along the old Conestoga Road, which connected Philadelphia to the “west.” By 1750 a tavern and several log buildings had been built in the village. Ten years later, ten hotels housed the many travelers passing through.
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