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John Brown House - Mary Ritner's Boarding House
225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201-1808 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 717-263-2870
John Brown (1800-1859) occupied an upstairs bedroom in this house in the summer of 1859, while he formulated his plan and secured weapons for his attack on the Federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry on October 16, 1859. For more information, contact the Franklin County Historical Society at (717) 264-1667.