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

Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill

 
 
Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sam Skeen, November 21, 2020
1. Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill Marker
Inscription.  Harmony Society leader George Rapp could meditate at the isolated seat carved into the rock outcrop above, and watch over town activity. The Harmonists grew wine grapes on the treeless slope. Their hilltop music pavilion and the seat were reached by climbing 137 stone steps.
 
Erected by Historic Harmony Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 48.262′ N, 80° 7.307′ W. Marker is in Harmony, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is on Evergreen Mill Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Harmonist - Ziegler Barn (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harmonist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harmony (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harmony Mennonites (approx. half a mile away); Zelienople (approx. 0.9 miles away); To The Glory of God (approx. 1˝ miles away); Bassenheim Furnace
Trail to Rapp's Seat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sam Skeen, November 21, 2020
2. Trail to Rapp's Seat Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Benvenue Manor (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harmony.
 
Also see . . .  Rapp's Seat. (Submitted on November 21, 2020, by Sam Skeen of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.)
 
Rapp's Seat image. Click for full size.
By Sam Skeen, November 21, 2020
3. Rapp's Seat
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Sam Skeen of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Sam Skeen of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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