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John Brown House

John Brown House



One of America’s grandest mansions when completed in 1788, the house at 52 Power Street was home first to John Brown, a businessman, patriot, politician, China Trade pioneer and slave trader who participated in the debates and practices that shaped the new nation and the world. However, this is more than an eighteenth century mansion. It was the home of John Brown’s daughters and their families; the winter residence of the elegant Gammell family during the second half of the nineteenth century;

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John Brown House

52 Power Street , Providence, RI 02906