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Hudson in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Boyhood home of John Brown

 
 
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By Kevin Gray, March 18, 2011
1. Boyhood home of John Brown Marker
Inscription.  Hudson, Ohio. Boyhood home of John Brown (1800-1859.) Abolitionist John Brown came to Hudson as a boy in 1805 and lived here until 1826. A frequent visitor to Hudson in the ensuing years, Brown attended services at the Free Congregational Church, which was a rallying point for the abolitionist cause in Hudson.
 
Erected 1985 by Hudson Quester Chapters: James Ellsworth, David Hudson, Anna Lee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 14.365′ N, 81° 26.378′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is at the intersection of Ravenna Street and South Main Street on Ravenna Street. Marker is in the park at the corner of South Main Street and Ravenna Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson OH 44236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gustave H. Grimm (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Schoolhouse in Summit County (about 500 feet away); First Congregational Church of Hudson
Boyhood home of John Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Gray, March 18, 2011
2. Boyhood home of John Brown Marker
(about 600 feet away); President-elect Abraham Lincoln (about 600 feet away); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis Observatory (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Log House in Summit County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Middle College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
 
More about this marker. The names of the Quester chapters are local historical figures.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2011, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on October 23, 2020, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2011, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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