I am a Great-Great-Great Granddaughter of John Brown, the Abolitionist.
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What a gathering. Neat vehicles, as well! Thanks for sharing!Keep these ancestor stories coming!Bill ;-)http://drbilltellsancestorstories.blogspot.com/Author of "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"
Fascinating photo! Was this a "special occasion"? Certainly not that many people visit the grave site everyday? ~Regina
Kinsfolknews -Actually until the 40s or 50s there were always large groups of people trekked to the farm to celebrate both John Brown's birthdate (May 9)and the anniversary of his death(Dec 2). While the Brown's still lived in the house (until 1863) they were often visited by these large groups.This photo is of a celebration of John Brown's birthday.Thanks for visiting my blog!
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