Contributed by Eliot Baha'i Archives
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Hannah Tobey Shapleigh Farmer (1823-1891) of Eliot was married to Moses Gerrish Farmer.
Sarah Jane Farmer was their daughter.
Hannah was a prominent philanthropist, involving herself with the abolitionist and feminist movements.
Their home was a way station on the underground railway. Hannah founded "Rosemary," in Eliot, a retreat for unwed mothers and their children.
About This Item
- Title: Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Town: Eliot
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 2T
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Abolitionist movement--Maine--Eliot
- Eliot (Me.)
- Eliot (Me.)--History
- Feminist movement--Maine--Eliot
- Green Acre Baha'i School (Eliot, Me.)
- Rosemary cottage (Eliot, Me.)
- Farmer, Hannah Tobey Shapleigh--Photographs
- Underground railway--Maine
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