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New Harmony

Location: Near 513 E. Church Street across from post office, New Harmony. (Posey County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 65.1966.1

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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.

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