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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 38° 7.784′ N, 87° 56.047′ W. Marker is in New Harmony, Indiana, in Posey County. Marker is on Church Street (State Road 66) east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 513 East Church Street, New Harmony IN 47631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); a different marker also named New Harmony (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Harmony, Indiana (1814-1827) (about
Obverse Side - - New Harmony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - New Harmony Marker
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300 feet away); David Dale Owen (about 300 feet away); Rappite Community House No. 2 (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. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Harmony.
 
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 was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4. submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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