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Kennedy Farm, Chestnut Grove Road, Samples Manor, Washington County, MD

Kennedy Farm, Chestnut Grove Road, Samples Manor, Washington County, MD



Significance: The building was used by John Brown as a rendezvous during the summer preceding the raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-117
Survey number: HABS MD-227
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73000941



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Brown, John
Franzen, A W, sponsor
Reeves, F Blair, sponsor
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Silverman, Eleni, historian




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