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Friends of The Brown House
Volunteer Renovation Project 
Linden Lane, off Rt. 138 (East Main Rd)
Glen Farm - Portsmouth, RI 

"The Front Porch of Portsmouth"

Mission: To retain and utilize the historical significance of the Leonard Brown house for the balanced use and enjoyment of all Portsmouth Residents.

The Leonard Brown House 2009
Front of the Brown House 2009

Front of house 2/25/00
The front of the house - 2/25/00

Reconstructed Well House
A reconstructed well house was built and donated in honor of Paul Chappell. The plaque reads "A True Son of Portsmouth, Paul M. Chappell, 1928 - 2000, He lived well, laughed often and loved much".


Gloria Schmidt has done extensive research into the Glen farm area and the Brown House over recent years.She has also put together a tri-fold Glen History Trail Guide (.pdf)

History/Stories Photos 

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