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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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John Brown III, the church bell ringer

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

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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

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Join me in Atlanta – March 14 2015

Come Support the Faith + Community Launch Event This is the year we commemorate the 150th anniversary of America’s constitutional affirmation of freedom – the 13th Amendment. Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI) wants to help shine a light on modern forms of slavery. Faith + Community is a national initiative that will provide training and Read More