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"Some one told me John Brown's..." Nebraska Things to Do Tip by brdwtchr

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Some one told me John Brown's Cave used to be a tourist trap. It is not one now. It is a point of historical interest and worth seeing. The 'cave' is actually a series of cellars and tunnels under the Mayhew cabin where run-away slaves were hidden. It was a stop on the underground railroad and you can go down into the tunnel and see for your self what it was like.
Other than the Mayhew Cabin there are a number of historical buildings all in one location and thousands of artifacts.

Address: 1900 4th Corso in Nebraska City. Phone: 873-3115.
othercontact: My admission was $5 for one adul

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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