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Reverend Samuel Adair and his wife, Florella came to Kansas and settled near Osawatomie, an abolitionist community and a center of conflict during the Kansas Territory. The Adair cabin was a station on the Underground Railroad and Florella's half brother, John Brown, used this cabin as his headquarters. The cabin survived the Battle of Osawatomie where John Brown and 30 free-state defenders fought 250 proslavery militia in 1856, and stands on the battle site today. The cabin is now the John Brown Museum, State Historic Site.

Date: 1894

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Item Number: 211051
Call Number: FK2.M5 O.75 .A *2b
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211051

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