Strotter Brown

In honor of Strotter Brown a former slave who settled in Salem, Ohio after the Civil War. He made baskets as a livelihood and some of his work is on display at the Salem Historical Society. He personified the American dream: strength of character, a strong work ethic and pride in self, community and country.

Born 1813 Died 1913
Buried in Hope Cemetery Salem, Ohio
Marker Dedication November 2007