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

Harmonist Cemetery

 
 
Harmonist Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
1. Harmonist Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Burial place of Harmonist Society, 1805-15. Graves were not marked. The stone wall was built in 1869, after the Harmonists had returned from Indiana and settled at "Old Economy," in Beaver County.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.107′ N, 80° 7.419′ W. Marker is in Harmony, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is on Evans City Road (Pennsylvania Route 68) 0.3 miles west of Raymond P. Shafer Highway (Interstate 79), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the base of the hill next to the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Harmony PA 16037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harmony (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harmony Mennonites (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zelienople (approx. mile away); Bassenheim Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Benvenue Manor (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fombell House (approx. 4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.8 miles away); Major George Washington (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harmony.
 
Also see . . .  Harmony, Pennsylvania (pdf file). National Register of Historic
Harmonist Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
2. Harmonist Cemetery Marker
Looking west on PA 68
Places (Submitted on February 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Harmonist Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
3. Harmonist Cemetery Marker
Harmonist Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
4. Harmonist Cemetery
Harmonist Cemetery Entrance Gate image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
5. Harmonist Cemetery Entrance Gate
Harmonist Cemetery Entrance sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2011
6. Harmonist Cemetery Entrance sign
This wall and a pivoting stone gate define the perimeter of the Harmonist Society's cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
7. This wall and a pivoting stone gate define the perimeter of the Harmonist Society's cemetery
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on February 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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