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Return to The Civil War
A New Structure on Officers Row
Former quarters moved back to American Camp.
Brown House in Friday Harbor
Adam C. Brown house was located at First and West streets in Friday Harbor from the mid-1880s.
Brown House in the 1950s
The Brown house was showing its age in this 1950s image.
Brown House 1980s
The Brown House transitioned from a private residence to a business.
Brown House 2009
The Brown house in its final Friday Harbor iteration as an art gallery.
Brown House Ready To Move
Nickel Brothers commence jacking up the house in preparation for the move to American Camp.
Brown House on Wheels
The massive wheel mechanism has been slipped under the house.
Brown House Underway
The Brown moves off its foundation for the first time in more than 125 years.
Brown House on Spring Street
The Brown house moves up Spring Street in downtown Friday harbor on its way to American Camp.
Brown House Returns
Movers ginerly shift the house past the officers quarters atop half-inch-thick sheets plywood that evenly distribute the house's weight and protect the parade ground surface.
Brown House Almost Home
Movers carefully shift the house so that it sets down precisely in its previous location.
Brown House at Rest
The Brown is settled onto cribbing and two steel I-beams where it will set until NPS crews prepare a foundation.
Brown House on the American Camp Parade Ground
The American Camp parade ground with the Brown house in place.