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The Kennedy Farm is a National Historic Landmark and a nice side attraction for those visiting Harpers Ferry in nearby West Virginia, who have particular interest the historical events related to abolitionist John Brown.
Here you will see farm with a small cottage built around...More
I wanted to get to the hideout of John Brown, who was young I sang for years .... a very strong emotion, almost touch that hero that made me vibrate and perhaps encouraged me to oppose every injustice, every denial of human rights , to...More
Personal guided tours on request by a knowledgeable caretaker. Interesting stories were told and displays on every floor were nice (though needed a bit more curating). Privately owned historical spot. House is actually THE house where Brown and his compatriots stayed. A little loose in...More
Even though this site turned out to be different than what I envisioned, it was good to see the actual place so I could picture it correctly. It gives you a real sense of the time period as it is still secluded. I wish one...More
This was off the beaten path and didn't look like very many people visited. It was well preserved and a great find for the Civil War buff. I only wish we could get to the big rock in the yard to read the bronze plate...More
A terribly underfunded ( privately by locals) historical site, the farm remains an important site to understand the gathering storm of Civil War. Follow the road to Harpers Ferry and think about a small group of men attempting to bring on a rebellion.