Contributed by Eliot Baha'i Archives
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Hannah Shapleigh Farmer opened up 'Rosemary Cottage' in Eliot, Maine in the 1888 for weary 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'. 'Rosemary Cottage' was immediately given to 'The Fresh Air Fund' of Boston to operate and remained as one the Fund's facilities until 1941.
About This Item
- Title: Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, c. 1888
- Creation Date: circa 1888
- Subject Date: circa 1888
- Town: Eliot
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 5T
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Rosemary Cottage (Eliot, Me.)--Photographs
- Underground railway
- Baha'i Faith
- Green Acre Baha'i School (Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
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