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Joshua Young Feared His Ministry Was Lost After Presiding At John Brown’s Funeral

In 1899 the bodies of the original raiders at Harper's Ferry were transported north and buried next to John Brown in North Elba, New York. The Reverend Joshua Young, then 24 years into his lengthy pastorate at First Parish Church in Groton presiding over the religious ceremonies.

Reverend Joshua Young, Minister of First Parish Church in Groton, 1875 to 1902

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