Back of postcard: THE JOHN BROWN HOUSE, Akron, Ohio. Residence from 1844 to 1846 of John Brown, the famed abolitionist and Harpers Ferry raider. Situated at the intersection of Copley and Diagonal Roads, it is operated as a museum by the Summit County Historical Society. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and holidays.
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The John Brown house on Perkins Hill at Copley and Diagonal roads in Akron, Ohio. From 1844 to 1846, John Brown and his family lived in this house while working with Simon Perkins, Jr. in the wool trade. The house is now owned and operated by the Summit County Historical Society.
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