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Harmony in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harmonist - Ziegler Barn

1805

 
 
Harmonist Ziegler Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Harmonist Ziegler Barn Marker
Inscription.  The Harmonist Society built the stone foundation of this barn in 1805, as part of a sheep shed for its growing flock. It served the Harmonists until they left Butler County in 1814. The barn was enlarged in the mid-1800's by David Ziegler, son of local Mennonite pioneer, Abraham Ziegler. In 1999, the Harmony Museum purchased the property, preserving one of the oldest barns west of the Allegheny Mountains. It is available for event rental at HarmonyMuseum.org.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 40° 48.347′ N, 80° 7.431′ W. Marker is in Harmony, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mercer Road and Seneca Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harmony PA 16037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harmonist Cemetery (approx. Ό mile away); Harmony (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harmony Mennonites
Harmonist Ziegler Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Harmonist Ziegler Barn Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Zelienople (approx. 0.8 miles away); To The Glory of God (approx. 1½ miles away); Bassenheim Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Benvenue Manor (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harmony.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Harmony Barn. (Submitted on August 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Harmonist Ziegler Barn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Harmonist Ziegler Barn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 23, 2022