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Sheila Wheeler
Sheila Wheeler • 1 year ago

"Examination of a Witch" by Thompkins H. Matteson, 1853. In the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. For more info, visit www2.iath.virgini...

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Joe Brown was a Black patriot from Marblehead, MA. He served in t John Glover's Marblehead regiment. This was the regiment that rescued the American army that was trapped in Brooklyn, by ferrying the entire force to Manhatten. It was also the Glover regiment that ferried the American army across the Delaware River to atack the Hessian troops stationed in Trenton. No Known photo of Joe Brown but his tavern still stands, his grave is in Old Burial Hill.

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