John Brown's Headquarters

Also known as: Kennedy Farm
Chestnut Grove Rd., Samples Manor, Maryland

Photos 

Kennedy Farm

1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

The building was used by John Brown as a rendezvous during the summer preceding the raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MD-227)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 7, 1973
Reference number
73000941
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Military facility
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1859

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