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Woman in Front of Spring on John Brown's Farm, Sharpsburg, Md.

IDNO:
025260
Title:
Woman in Front of Spring on John Brown's Farm, Sharpsburg, Md.
Date:
undated
Description:
Known as the Kennedy Farm, John Brown rented the homestead using the name "Issac Smith", in the summer of 1859. Located across the Potomac River from Virginia, it was here Brown finalized his plans to raid the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry. The woman in the photograph is not identified.
Topical Subjects:
Non-WV--Maryland., Farms.
Personal Names:
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Collection:
2621
Medium:
cyanotype


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