Welbourne was the home of Col. Richard Henry Dulany, C.S.A., the
great-great-grandfather of the current innkeeper. Col. Dulany founded the
nationís oldest foxhunting club, The Piedmont Hunt, in 1840, and the oldest
horse show, the Upperville Colt and Horse Show, in 1853. Visitors during
the Civil War included Jeb Stuart and John S. Mosby. In the 1930ís F. Scott
Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe stayed at Welbourne. Both writers published
stories using the house as the setting.