Stephen Gaskin, 79, dies; led California hippies to found Tenn. commune 'The Farm' in 1970

  • by: LUCAS L. JOHNSON II , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 2, 2014 - 6:55 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Stephen Gaskin, a counterculture visionary who led a caravan of hippies from California to establish one of the country's longest lasting communes in rural Middle Tennessee and later sought the Green Party nomination for president, has died. He was 79.

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