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A New Song About John Brown

Joe DeFilippo  recently sent me a link to listen to “Glory, Glory,” his new tribute to John Brown.  For more information about the song or the group you can contact Joe at jdefilippos@aol.com And for your listening pleasure I have included the links below to  other great John Brown songs.  Let me know which is Read More

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John Brown in the News

 John Brown in the News Uncovering the untold history of civil rights at a martyred zealot’s farm The L. A. Times ran a story about the Kennedy Farm in Maryland and it connection to John Brown and Civil Rights. The farm, where John Brown trained his small army before attacking the Harpers Ferry armory on Read More

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Vermont to Honor John Brown October 16

  Vermont to honor John Brown, as the first state to have a day set aside to honor the abolishtionist.  Local teacher Bradley Archer petitioned the state legislators to set aside October 16 (the date of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry) as John Brown Day. Archer said “It’s important to recognize that we’re the Read More

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To John Browm In Prison, a poem

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

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Happy Birthday John Brown

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

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A new song about John Brown

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