John Brown Farm

5/8 2021

Histories of the John Brown Farm

2021-05-12T00:38:59+00:00May 8, 2021|

Watch the program recording on YouTube- https://youtu.be/NXu8pmjabh4  Histories of the John Brown Farm 125 year ago, the Adirondack home of abolitionists John and Mary Brown was acquired by New York State ensuring that it would "continue to be dedicated and used for the purposes of a public park or reservation [...]

12/31 2020

Museum Association of New York (MANY) project includes John Brown Lives!

2021-01-02T20:50:50+00:00December 31, 2020|

Area museums receive training, tools to take their interpretation next level By ROBIN CAUDELL Press-Republic Press Republican Dec 31, 2020 KAREN DAVIDSON SEWARD/PHOTO The Memorial Field for Black Lives by Karen Davidson Seward, a Lake Placid artist and book designer, was installed on Juneteenth or Emancipation Day (June 19) at [...]

10/22 2020

Abolitionist John Brown’s ties to the Adirondacks, why it matters today

2021-01-02T21:05:02+00:00October 22, 2020|

Abolitionist John Brown’s ties to the Adirondacks, why it matters today Updated Oct 22, 2020   A statue of abolitionist John Brown at the John Brown Farm, a state historic site, in North Elba near Lake Placid. By David Figura | dfigura@nyup.com The recent release of “The Good Lord Bird,” a TV [...]

8/27 2020

Violin vigil to mark McClain death anniversary

2021-01-02T21:25:59+00:00August 27, 2020|

Violin vigil to mark McClain death anniversary BY ROBIN CAUDELL Press-Republican Aug 27, 2020 Updated Oct 20, 2020 IMAGE PROVIDED Jazz violinist/recording artist Charlie Burnham leads the “Violin Vigil for Black Lives” 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. LAKE PLACID – Jazz violinist/recording artist Charlie [...]

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