About the Inn

historic drawing of Knowles home at 48 Elm Street, Potsdam aka Brambles Inn


Formerly the home of Helen Hosmer and built by a pioneer judge of St. Lawrence County, The Brambles Inn is now an elegant Bed and Breakfast catering to a wide variety of patrons


With 4 colleges in the immediate area The Brambles is an ideal stay for prospective students and their families as well as alum and visiting professors.

Those traveling for business enjoy staying at The Brambles for its peaceful atmosphere and wireless internet access.
There is a lot to do in the area and some need to stay more then a few nights. Long-term accomodations are also available.

Situated amongst the foothills of the Adirondacks, The Brambles offers a retreat for vacationists and outdoor enthusiasts. History buffs will be interested in not only our circa 1842 Greek Revival home, but also the quaint Victorian village of Potsdam.