John Brown Cabin

Also known as: Samuel Adair Cabin
John Brown Memorial Park, Osawatomie, Kansas

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Adair Cabin & John Brown Museum

The Adair Cabin is housed inside this stone building at John Brown Park.

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in July 2010

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Description 

Not only is this structure a typical frontier cabin but is also notable because John Brown made his headquarters here. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS KS-18)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 24, 1971
Reference number
71000319
NR name
Brown, John, Cabin
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Social History
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1855; 1912; 1928

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2010: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

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