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John Brown While pulling the pictures for John Brown’s Birthday post I found a snippet of poetry on the back of this portrait. Here is the poem in full for your enjoyment Poems by David Barker. Located on Google Books. Published in 1876
May 9, 1800, John Brown was born. To celebrate his birthday I thought I would share some of the many faces of John Brown I have in my collection. I hope you enjoyed this collection of John Brown faces. Read More
What Does the Future Hold for Genealogy Bloggers? The buzz around the Genealogy Blogging World lately has been discussion about the future of Genealogy Blogging – is it going to survive in a world that wants everything condensed into 140 Twitter characters and quick updates on Facebook? Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers recently announced that Read More
Dennis Frye, Harpers Ferry Historian, and I were interviewed for the Voice of America story, Debate Still Rages Over Controversial American Abolitionist John Brown, for Black History Month. I hope you enjoy the article.
I received an email yesterday from a very kind gentleman alerting me to the sale of a gold watch formally owned by John Brown III, John Brown’s grandson. Here is his email: Alice, I collect Excelsior Pocket watches and one hit Ebay today that sparked my interest that should find its way back into your Read More
A gentleman, Dwight Jenkins, left me a note on my Blog last month about being so moved while visiting John Brown’s grave in East Elba, NY, that he wrote a song. Thank you Dwight for sharing it with me and the world. Click here to view Dwight’s YouTube post I hope you all Read More
A little over a year ago, I was interviewed by a couple of young ladies in New Jersey who were creating a documentary about John Brown for the National History Day Competition. The young ladies reached out to many of my friends and amazing colleagues: Evan Carton, Tony Horowitz, Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Dennis Frye, Louis DeCaro, Read More