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Greeley in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sylvania Colony

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
1. Sylvania Colony Marker
Inscription. The site of Horace Greeley’s Utopian colony modeled on Brook Farm and the ideas of Fourier, French Socialist, was located here. Based on common property holding and equal labor, it failed in 1845 after July frosts had killed all crops.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 24.022′ N, 75° 0.524′ W. Marker is in Greeley, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (U.S. 6) and Well Road, on the right when traveling east on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeley PA 18425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Sylvania Colony (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wyoming-Minisink Path (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ecker-Haupt War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Battle of Minisink (approx. 5.8 miles away); Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 5.8 miles away in New York); Breaking the Ice (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 5.8 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .
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By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
2. Sylvania Colony Marker

1. Sylvania Association Utopian Society Home Page. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Sylvania Association Home Page. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Sylvania Colony - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Marker in Greeley, PA image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
3. Marker in Greeley, PA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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