Time well spent--State of New York needs to step up to the plate and repair the site as it should be!
Love history so when we found out John Brown of Harper's Ferry history(1859) had a farm here just outside of Lake Placid, we had to visit. There is no fee; just a donation but the docent was knowledgeable and it was interesting to tour the period farmhouse. Brown's wife basically lived here with her children--Brown was seldom home and after... More
Very popular site to take pictures. The grounds are nice and we did a photo shoot here. Lots of other people also using the property for pictures. Worth a visit if in the area.
I have been to the John Brown site a number of times, most recently after reading local author Russell Banks' novel "Cloudsplitter," which tells the story of his life and times, especially the time spent in the Adirondacks and on this property. It is a well-maintained, albeit small, historic site; free to wander the lovely grounds, a small charge to... More
It's a nice quiet place to stop just outsside of Lake Placid. There are also great views of the area.
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