Monday, October 12, 2009

John Brown's raid remembered

The bell that once hung in a tower in the brick firehouse where John Brown made his last stand will ring on Saturday, the 150th anniversary of the fiery abolitionist's raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry.

But the ringing will be heard only in the Massachusetts city of Marlborough, not the West Virginia town where Brown's raid took place. The bell is housed in a small tower in Marlborough.

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