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May 29, 2014SAVANNAH, Mo. |  By: Chris Roush

Program on the Life and Times of Abolitionist John Brown

A descendant of a famous radical opponent of slavery will give a program at the Andrew County Museum this weekend.

Mary Buster will present The Life & Times of Abolitionist John Brown on Saturday.

Buster is the great-great granddaughter of John Brown's sister, Florella Brown Adair. Buster says she wants people to learn more about John Brown and the events surrounding him.

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Mary Ward Buster with John Brown statue
Great-great-grandniece of John Brown, Mary Buster, poses with a monument honoring
her Uncle. (Image courtesy Mary Buster and the Andrew County Museum). 

The program begins 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The Andrew County Museum is located at 202 East Duncan Drive in Savannah. For more information, call (816) 324-4720