Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891

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Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891

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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.

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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

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Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
(207) 439-9411

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