April 18, 1996 |
It is five miles to State Highway 120, 15 miles to the county seat of Claremont, 50 to the state capital of Concord and 500 to the federal center of power in Washington. Inside Ed Brown's two-story wood cabin between the Green and White mountains, there is a government of one. His. A year ago, Brown was known to few around here. His place is up along Blow-Me-Down Brook. His "No Trespassing" and "No Hunting" signs out front ward off any motorists or hikers who happen by.