Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1819/00/00 John Brown (abolitionist) Home Levi Blakeslee and his stepbrother John Brown build a tannery and a log cabin (razed).
1824/00/00 John Brown (abolitionist) Home Original Brown Farmhouse (no wings) built by carpenter Herman Peck for abolitionist, John Brown. Brown his wife and 3 children live here till 1826, when they moved to Pennsylvania
1826/00/00 Owen Brown Stationmaster John sells his farm to his brother Oliver, Oliver and their father Owen used the farm as a station on the Underground Railroad
1870/00/00 After 1869, the Brown Farm passed to Mr (or Mrs) Earl Johnson, the niece (or nephew) of English poet and Harpers Ferry Conspirator Richard Realf (1834-1878)

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Particulars for John Brown Farmhouse:
Sight Category Building
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 22nd September 1977

Registry Name: Brown, John, Farmhouse
Registry Address: 1842 Hines Hill Rd.
Registry Number: 77001088
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Peck,Herman
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Social history
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1824, 1835, 1856
Associated People: Brown,John
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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