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Harmony/New Harmony in Posey County was the site of two of America’s early utopian communities. German religious leader George Rapp and his Harmonist followers prepared for what they believed was the imminent second coming of Christ. When they relocated to Pennsylvania in 1825, they sold the town to Scottish industrialist Robert Owen, who renamed it New Harmony and brought science and cultural leaders to the town attempting to create a utopia of communal living. While both experiments
Medium type: Stone/Marble
Date created: 2001
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