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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"

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

The Friends of the Leonard Brown House at Glen Farm, Inc. is a non-profit, community organization [501(c)(3)]. Donations to us are tax deductible.

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)

The Friends of the Brown House are part of Clements' Marketplace's donation program. Please save your Clements' register receipts for us! Bring them to any event at the Brown House or just mail them to Friends of the Brown House, 2200 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 02871

See an aerial view of the Glen Farm Area

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