John Brown in Connecticut

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:06 While usually associated with Harper's Ferry, Virginia, John Brown has strong Connecticut connections. Youth John Brown was born May 9, 1800 in West Torringford (now Torrington) to Owen and Ruth (Mills) Brown. He came from a long established family, with ties back to English Puritans. The house burned down in 1918, and in 1932 a monument was erect...
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