Brown Cottage

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Coordinates: 37°1′22.8″N 76°19′49.1″W / 37.023000°N 76.330306°W / 37.023000; -76.330306 Brown Cottage was the first building of the educational institution in Hampton, Virginia now known as Hampton University. Mary S. Peake used the cottage to teach children of former slaves.[1]


  1. ^ Bennett, Charles M. Christian with the assistance of Sari J. Bennett (1999). Black saga : the African American experience : a chronology (1st Civitas pbk. ed.). Washington, D.C.: Civitas/Counterpoint. p. 189. ISBN 1582430004. Retrieved 31 January 2016.

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