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New Harmony in Posey County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Harmony

 
 
New Harmony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
1. New Harmony Marker
Inscription. Location of two attempts at communal living: The Harmonists under Reverend George Rapp, 1814-1825, and the Owenites under philanthropist Robert Owen, 1825-1826. New Harmony remained, an important cultural center for many, years thereafter.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 65.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 7.784′ N, 87° 56.047′ W. Marker is in New Harmony, Indiana, in Posey County. Marker is on Church Street (Indiana Route 66) east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 513 East Church Street, New Harmony IN 47631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Harmony Area Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New Harmony, Indiana (1814-1827) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named New Harmony (about 300 feet away); David Dale Owen (about 300 feet away); Rappite Community House No. 2
Obverse Side - - New Harmony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - New Harmony Marker
(about 300 feet away); New Harmony Workingmen's Institute (about 600 feet away); Maclure Park Bandstand (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Perfect Harmony (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Harmony.
 
Also see . . .  Historic New Harmony, Indiana. (Submitted on October 6, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Robert Owen Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 9, 2016
3. Robert Owen Quote
On wall at NW corner Main and Church Streets
Robert Owen Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 9, 2016
4. Robert Owen Quote
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 27, 2016.
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