Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Harmony, Indiana
Mount Vernon is the county seat for Posey County
New Harmony is in Posey County
Posey County(15) ► ADJACENT TO POSEY COUNTY Gibson County(28) ► Vanderburgh County(17) ► Gallatin County, Illinois(19) ► White County, Illinois(21) ► Henderson County, Kentucky(50) ► Union County, Kentucky(17) ►
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Conducted field studies in the years 1837 through 1860 that established a framework, little altered in the ensuing years, for the regional geology of the Upper Mississippi Drainage Basin. Appointed Geologist for the State of Indiana in 1837, he . . . — — Map (db m96196) HM
What is utopia?
Sir Thomas More in 1516 defined it as a place of perfect political and social systems.
Throughout history, people have sought ways to live "in harmony..." So it was that the town of Harmonic, Pennsylvania was established in 1804 . . . — — Map (db m96074) HM
The gift of Laura E. & Carl A. Barrett to the People of New Harmony on the occasion of the observance of the Posey County Bicentennial Celebration. Dedicated July 4, 1975.
Restored by Historic New Harmony Inc.
"Dreaming . . . — — Map (db m96217) HM
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. — — Map (db m47821) HM
William Maclure and other intellectuals came to New Harmony 1826 to join Robert Owen's utopian experiment. Maclure established the Workingmen's Institute 1838 to serve as model of self-education for laborers. Operated in various New . . . — — Map (db m47840) HM
The American Institute of Certified Planners
New Harmony, Indiana (1814-1827)
National Planning Landmark
George Rapp's New Harmony was surveyed on August 8, 1814. Within ten years, the Harmonists created a . . . — — Map (db m96195) HM