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A House for Widow Brown

“We reached Red Bluff a hungry, almost barefoot, ragged lot of emigrants. But the people came generously to our aid and gave us food and clothes.” Abbie Brown When the Brown family arrived in Red Bluff in October 1864, they … Continue reading

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John Brown’s Family in Northern California

Did you know that there is a connection between John Brown, the abolitionist, and the North State? John Brown, of Harper’s Ferry fame, never came to California. He was hanged by the State of Virginia in 1859. But members of … Continue reading

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