Contributed by Eliot Baha'i Archives
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Hannah Shapleigh Farmer opened up 'Rosemary Cottage' in Eliot, Maine in the 1880s for unwed mothers and their children to enjoy the summers and regain their health from the pollution of inner city life. She was a philanthropist, feminist and abolitionist, also opening her home for the 'underground railway'.
About This Item
- Title: Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, c. 1880
- Creation Date: circa 1885
- Subject Date: circa 1885
- Town: Eliot
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 5T
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
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LC Subject Headings
- Rosemary Cottage (Eliot, Me.)--Photographs
- Underground railway
- Baha'i Faith
- Green Acre Baha'i School (Me.)
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