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Talk of a John Brown Movie Surface Again

JOSH BROLIN MAY STAGE A REVOLT AS JOHN BROWN While talking to ComingSoon.net this week from the set of Jonah Hex in New Orleans, Josh Brolin revealed that he is working on producing and probably starring in a movie about 19th century American abolitionist John Brown, who led the raid on Harper’s Ferry in Virginia, Read More

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Owen Brown’s Gravesite Update

Today I heard back from Frank Comeriato, Superintendent of the City of Hudson Cemetery Department. His department is responsible for the upkeep of the various cemeteries in Hudson. He is not only aware of the damage to Owen’s grave stone, he is the one who laid the stone face up on the ground to prevent Read More

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Research Trip to Hudson, Ohio

I recently returned from four days in Hudson, Ohio. I was there for research and to participate in the John Brown Symposium sponsored by the Hudson Library and Historical Society. The participants were David S Reynolds, author of “John Brown, Abolitionist”; Paul Finkelman, editor of “Terrible Swift Sword: The Legacy of John Brown” and; and Read More