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The Kennedy Farm

2406 Chestnut Grove Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782-2113
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Kennedy Farmhouse, Sharpsburg md

Visited with a bus tour from Cape May NJ. Totally worth the trip. Great restoration of the farm... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Cape May
via mobile
Plan ahead.

Saw the sign and stopped on our way to Harper's Ferry. When we arrived we took a picture from the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Colette S
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30 Apr 2017
“Kennedy Farmhouse, Sharpsburg md”
11 Apr 2017
“Plan ahead.”
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2406 Chestnut Grove Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782-2113
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with a bus tour from Cape May NJ. Totally worth the trip. Great restoration of the farm and Sprigg & his family were knowledgeable and gracious hosts. An important piece of American history.

Thank canalers
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Saw the sign and stopped on our way to Harper's Ferry. When we arrived we took a picture from the gate. We would have liked to go inside but realized that we needed to arrange a tour in advance.

1  Thank Colette S
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Kennedy Farm is a National Historic Landmark and a nice side attraction for those visiting Harpers Ferry in nearby West Virginia, who have particular interest the historical events related to abolitionist John Brown. Here you will see farm with a small cottage built around...More

4  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I wanted to get to the hideout of John Brown, who was young I sang for years .... a very strong emotion, almost touch that hero that made me vibrate and perhaps encouraged me to oppose every injustice, every denial of human rights , to...More

1  Thank raoulhood
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Personal guided tours on request by a knowledgeable caretaker. Interesting stories were told and displays on every floor were nice (though needed a bit more curating). Privately owned historical spot. House is actually THE house where Brown and his compatriots stayed. A little loose in...More

Thank SuzanneCloud
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Though it wasn't opem, it was cool to see where John Brown prepared to put his Harper's Ferry plan into action. A piece of history.

Thank RobynD804
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Even though this site turned out to be different than what I envisioned, it was good to see the actual place so I could picture it correctly. It gives you a real sense of the time period as it is still secluded. I wish one...More

2  Thank RC34
Reviewed 18 October 2012

This was off the beaten path and didn't look like very many people visited. It was well preserved and a great find for the Civil War buff. I only wish we could get to the big rock in the yard to read the bronze plate...More

5  Thank Tanya V
Reviewed 15 October 2012

A terribly underfunded ( privately by locals) historical site, the farm remains an important site to understand the gathering storm of Civil War. Follow the road to Harpers Ferry and think about a small group of men attempting to bring on a rebellion. Kennedy Farm...More

5  Thank MacChuckle
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