John Brown Historic Site http://wamc.org en Dick Gregory Talks About Abolitionist John Brown http://wamc.org/post/dick-gregory-talks-about-abolitionist-john-brown <p></p><p></p><p>Abolitionist John Brown, remembered for his 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry, a preview of the bruising Civil War to come, is buried just outside Lake Placid on the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. Each year the group “John Brown Lives!” holds an annual commemoration of Brown’s life and anti-slavery efforts at the farm. This year’s keynote speaker is&nbsp; comedian, social and civil rights activist, author and former presidential candidate Dick Gregory. Thu, 09 May 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 64250 at http://wamc.org Dick Gregory Talks About Abolitionist John Brown