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John Brown's Tannery

 
 
John Brown's Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
1. John Brown's Tannery Marker
Inscription. On the side road, a short distance south, are the remains of the tannery and home built by the noted abolitionist of Harper's Ferry fame. Here, he lived and worked from 1825 to 1835, employing as many as 15 men in producing leather.
 
Erected 1969 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 43.253′ N, 79° 57.14′ W. Marker is in New Richmond, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 77 west of John Brown Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guys Mills PA 16327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Brown Tannery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 7.8 miles away); Cambridge Springs (approx. 7.9 miles away); Alliance College (approx. 7.9 miles away); McGill House (approx. 10.1 miles away); Bishop James M. Thoburn (approx. 10.7 miles away); Hillcrest (approx. 10.8 miles away); Allegheny College (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Brown - Civil War Biography. (Submitted on December 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRIndustry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
John Brown's Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
2. John Brown's Tannery Marker
Photo taken looking south on Route 77.
John Brown's Tannery image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
3. John Brown's Tannery
The old foundation of the Tannery on John Brown Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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