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  New Harmony, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Harmony is a town in Posey County, Indiana, 15 miles (24 km) north of Mount Vernon, Indiana, the county seat, on the Wabash River.
Individualist anarchist, Josiah Warren, who was one of the original participants in the New Harmony Society, asserted that the community was doomed to failure due to a lack of individual sovereignty and private property.
The Atheneum at New Harmony, Indiana." Parametro, July/August 1976, pp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Harmony,_Indiana   (1241 words)

  
 Historic New Harmony - New Harmony, Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Harmonists called their second town both "Harmonie" and "Neu Harmonie." Families lived in log cabins, later these were replaced with two-story homes of frame and brick, like those built in Pennsylvania.
In 1816 a delegation of Shakers visited New Harmony to discuss the possibility of a union between the two groups, but it was blocked by theological differences.
New Harmony was far from the eastern markets where Harmonist products were sold, malaria was still a threat, there were again problems with neighbors, and the group felt isolated from others of their ethnic background.
www.ulib.iupui.edu /kade/newharmony/newharmony-in.html   (476 words)

  
 Historic New Harmony
The first, Harmonie on the Wabash (1814-1824), was founded by the Harmony Society, a group of Separatists from the German Lutheran Church.
The town is a vacationer's dream and a researcher's paradise, with 12 early 19th century buildings and 20 from mid-19th century, a museum, library, gallery and a theater.
The Indiana years proved to be the golden decade of the Harmony society.
www-lib.iupui.edu /kade/newharmony/home.html   (988 words)

  
 Staff Directory
Her favorite thing about teaching at Harmony is the strong feeling of community she shares with her coworkers, students, and the parents of her students.
Her husband (also a Harmony graduate) is a professional knife-maker and is currently studying metalsmithing at Indiana University.
Heidi Vosekas graduated from Harmony School in 1995 and from Earlham College in 1999 with a degree in Sociology/Anthropology and a minor in Spanish.
www.harmonyschool.org /www/staff.html   (2181 words)

  
 Indiana History Chapter Four
Corydon, Indiana, the first state capital, was no longer a central location for the population of Indiana, so a new city was chosen for the capital of Indiana.
Indianapolis was chosen by a committee of the Indiana General Assembly to be the new capital.
Most of the new roads and railroads being built in Indiana passed through Indianapolis, because it was the state capital and a central location within the state.
www.centerforhistory.org /indiana_history_main4.html   (1506 words)

  
 SouthernIN.com - New Harmony Indiana
New Harmony was described as “an art town that keeps its present firmly grounded in its past.” So after years of curiosity, it seemed a visit to New Harmony was in order.
New Harmony is in the southwest corner of Indiana, on the banks of the Wabash River.
New Harmony’s labyrinth is patterned after one dating back to the 12th century, The Cathedral of Notre Dame’s labyrinth in Chartres, France.
www.southernin.com /Pages/archives/february_00/new_harmony.html   (1678 words)

  
 New Harmony, Indiana, United States - Wikimedia Commons
New Harmony is a town in the United States located in Posey County, Indiana, 15 miles (24 km) north of Mount Vernon, Indiana, the county seat, on the Wabash River.
New Harmony on the Wabash River painted by Karl Bodmer 1832 – 1833.
New Harmony as imagined by Robert Owen and drawn by an English architect.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/New_Harmony,_Indiana,_United_States   (232 words)

  
 Dozen Distinctive Destinations | New Harmony, Indiana
Ever since the town was founded in 1814 by German religious refugees, residents of New Harmony have marched to the beat of a different drum.
The entire town was bought in 1824 by a British social theorist, whose efforts to establish America's first utopian community attracted world-renowned scientists and educators to the little settlement in southwestern Indiana.
Today, a walk down New Harmony's perfectly plotted streets leads visitors to labyrinths, perfectly preserved historic structures, unmarked graveyards and a special church that has no roof or denomination -- all reminders of the 19th-century dream of creating a perfect society through free education and the abolition of social classes.
www.nationaltrust.org /dozen_distinctive_destinations/list.asp?i=6   (236 words)

  
 mkeonline.com - New Harmony Indiana
New Harmony Indiana, composed of three local boys with a wobbly leaning toward alt-country, play a show for young and old at the Ardor Pub this Saturday, May 6.
Vent and Krajewski are both from Indiana, and the band's name is taken from a town in the southwest part of that state.
This doesn't mean that New Harmony plays kids' music, but all three members have children and fail to see why their particular brand of unhinged Americana, or any type of music for that matter, should have an age barrier.
www.mkeonline.com /story.asp?id=1391745   (340 words)

  
 National School Reform Faculty
The Indiana Harmony VISTA Service Learning Demonstration Project has worked with high schools primarily in Indianapolis and Bloomington since 2001 to design and implement sustainable youth leadership and service learning programs.
The Harmony VISTA Project received a $9,100 from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) and $7000 from What Kids Can Do for students to conduct research in their schools on youth civic engagement in school reform.
Harmony VISTA members at Northwest High School worked with the Parent Teacher Student Association to involve Hispanic parents in the school.
www.nsrfharmony.org /vista_indiana.html   (982 words)

  
 OnMilwaukee.com Music: New Harmony Indiana finds rhythm in Milwaukee
Indiana native Matt Krajewski assembled fellow musicians from around the Midwest to record a few songs with him.
So he started New Harmony Indiana with the help of Joe Vent from The Yell Leaders (of which OnMilwaukee.com's Bobby Tanzilo is also a member).
New Harmony, Indiana is a small town formed as a utopian community in the 19th century.
www.onmilwaukee.com /music/articles/mattk.html   (583 words)

  
 AAA Traveler - New Harmony, Indiana
In 1814, Rapp and his followers came to Indiana Territory to prepare a place for the second coming of Christ and the establishment of the Kingdom of God on earth.
She was captivated; the fascinating fragments of New Harmony’s past suggested to her that the town’s physical form and spirit could be restored.
New Harmony is a memorial to the past, bearing the imprint of spirits that moved minds and sought perfection.
www.ouraaa.com /traveler/0003/insearch.html   (851 words)

  
 Indiana University and school reform organization to work together
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Bloomington's School of Education and Harmony Education Center, a Bloomington-based national school reform organization, are combining their resources to help school systems in Indiana and nationwide achieve school reform and improve student achievement, officials have announced.
The Harmony Education Center includes a progressive preK-12 school, a youth center, a research institute and the National School Reform Faculty.
The partnership will allow IUB's School of Education and Harmony to bring this expertise in coaching and reform to more teachers and schools through university classes, research and consulting work that will emphasize the development of collaborative professional learning communities.
newsinfo.iu.edu /news/page/normal/1526.html   (484 words)

  
 New Harmony - Indiana
When the Harmonie Society, a religious communal group from Germany, settled the town in 1814, they quickly built a beautiful community which served as a manufacturing and commercial center.
Throughout the mid 1800s New Harmony and its citizens were frequently visited by artists, explorers, and intellectuals from around the world.
Harmonie State Park is located 4 miles south of New Harmony on State Rd. 69.
indiana.2havefun.com /new-harmony.shtml   (1354 words)

  
 IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Indiana University's Lilly Library contains one of the nation's largest collections of American sheet music: in addition to the DeVincent Collection, the Lilly Library owns the Starr Sheet Music Collection, containing more than 100,000 separate items.
Indiana Division owns a collection of approximately 1,600 pieces of sheet music with an Indiana connection.
The Indiana Historical Society sheet music collection is also comprised of items gathered from a number of other collections, with about 950 items related to Indiana by composers including Irving Berlin, Paul Dresser, Al Jolson, Jerome Kern, Fritz Krull, John A. McGee, Cole Porter, and Albert and Harry Von Tilzer.
www.dlib.indiana.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /projects/inharmony   (397 words)

  
 Ensuring the Future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
For such a gift, the tax deduction may total up to 30 percent of adjusted gross income, and any amount over this limit may be carried over as a deduction for five years.
It is also possible to give Harmony Education Center gifts of real estate which, like stocks and bonds, have a big tax benefit to donors.
In this case the donor transfers assets to Harmony and in return Harmony provides the donor an income.
www.harmonyschool.org /ensuring_future.html   (542 words)

  
 Indiana University Digital Library Program | Collections & Resources
The Indiana Magazine of History is an online index of one of the nation's oldest historical journals featuring peer-reviewed historical articles, research notes, annotated primary documents, reviews, and critical essays that contribute to public understanding of the history of Indiana and the Midwest.
Indiana University Books collection is a project dedicated to the digitization of books from Indiana University's general collection.
This Indiana University Sheet Music website allows for the search of some of the holdings from Indiana University's Lilly Library's approximately 150,000 pieces of sheet music, including those for which there are digitized images available.
www.dlib.indiana.edu /collections   (1253 words)

  
 Harmony Indiana Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Harmony IN
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Harmony, Indiana, real estate has never been better with RealEstate.com.
If you are concerned about a housing bubble in Harmony, we can get you the information you need.
www.realestate.com /local-homes/indiana/Harmony.aspx   (432 words)

  
 Posey County, Indiana History and Genealogy Research Guide and Links
Located in the southwestern corner of Indiana, with the Ohio River as its southern border, and the Wabash River as it's western border.
HARMONY TOWNSHIP was organized August 14, 1821, and derives its name from the peculiar class of people who settled it in 1814-15, and who styled themselves the "Harmonie Society," an account of which is found under the sketch of New HArmony.
There were 8,573 acres of land under cultivation in the township in 1880, and the yield of wheat and corn for that year aggregated 265,402 bushels, the average production being respectively, fifteen and thirty-five bushels per acre.
home.att.net /~Local_History/Posey-Co-IN.htm   (2027 words)

  
 Visiting unique New Harmony, Indiana
For the fascinating history of New Harmony, I refer you to these existing websites, whose information is correct, while mine may have inaccuracies I'm unaware of.
University of Southern Indiana New Harmony site, www.usi.edu/hnh/hnh1.htm The University of Southern Indiana is responsible for many facets of New Harmony.
The Atheneum Images of The Atheneum, New Harmony, Indiana, by architect Richard Meier..
www.tentativetimes.net /harmony/index.html   (515 words)

  
 New Harmony Plans Housing Development on Historical Site - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
NEW HARMONY, IN — On Thursday, November 2, at 4 p.m., the builders, architect and other notable guests will break ground for the planned Church Street Commons, a neo-traditional housing development in New Harmony, Ind. The building site is located on the former Mansion House historical property at 707 Church Street.
The mission of New Harmony Vision, LLC is to contribute to the sustainability, historic preservation and economic development of New Harmony by developing and redeveloping new and historic projects in a unique and high quality manner.
Church Street Commons is being developed by New Harmony Vision, LLC, whose sole mission is to contribute to the Sustainability, Historic Preservation and Economic Development of New Harmony by developing and redeveloping new and historic projects in a unique and high quality manner.
www.insideindianabusiness.com /newsitem.asp?ID=20188   (795 words)

  
 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
We are located in beautiful Clay County, Indiana, just 50 minutes west of Indianapolis on US Highway 40, the historic National Road.
We are a part of the Terre Haute District of the South Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church.
We believe we are called, as Jesus Christ commanded, to "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
www.gbgm-umc.org /harmonyumc   (271 words)

  
 New Harmony Inn | Hotel New Harmony Indiana
The New Harmony Inn is nestled on the bend of the Wabash River in Southwest Indiana.
The New Harmony Inn is truly a unique hotel in New Harmony, Indiana - the New Harmony Inn creates a peaceful environment for you to get away from the everyday.
Guests who stay at the New Harmony Inn can also experience award-winning cuisine at the Red Geranium Restaurant.
www.newharmonyinn.com   (90 words)

  
 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New Harmony, Indiana, situated on the banks of the meandering Wabash River, provides visitors a unique experience.
Nearly two hundred years ago, New Harmony began as a religious settlement and then became a haven for more secular educational and cultural pursuits.
New Harmony is known for its many gardens and public spaces designed for quiet contemplation and spiritual renewal.
www.newharmony.biz   (194 words)

  
 WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
In Indiana, the WellCare Group of Companies operates under the Harmony Health Plan name.
Harmony is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of Indiana residents, as the leading provider of government-sponsored health plans in the Northwest.
Headquartered in Gary, Harmony Health Plan provides eligible children and adults with comprehensive benefits packages that focus on preventative care.
www.wellcare.com /HealthPlans/Indiana/Harmony/Home.aspx   (72 words)

  
 New Harmony, Indiana IN, town profile (Posey County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Indiana > All counties > Posey County > New Harmony
New Harmony is a town in Posey County, in the Evansville metro area.
The community was named for Harmony, PA The latitude of New Harmony is 38.129N.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=5584   (840 words)

  
 The Workingman's Institute in New Harmony, Indiana
You can't even consider yourself educated in Indiana history until you have experienced the Workingmen's Institute and the history of utopias in New Harmony, Indiana.
William McClure was the naturalist who put Indiana on the Natural History map.
Indiana University has his papers, at IU Library, Deam archives
www.tentativetimes.net /harmony/harmony3.html   (315 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/newharmonyindiana
New Harmony Indiana plays an eclectic mix of styles rooted by crooning vocal style.
Hi New Harmony Indiana, just a quick hello from the Jazz Pistols - hope you are doing fine and have a nice christmas season.
Hi New Harmony Indiana, thank you very much for your nice comment and for taking the time to listen to our songs.
www.myspace.com /newharmonyindiana   (930 words)

  
 New Harmony, Indiana | Spiritual Centers
Above: A detail from the sculpture at the central altar at the Roofless Church.
From its founding, New Harmony has beckoned generations of spiritual seekers.
Its peaceful ambience and quiet grace are perfect for contemplation, meditation, and communion with the Divine.
www.newharmonyinfo.com /spirit.html   (142 words)

  
 New Harmony Scientists, Educators, Writers & Artists
This page introduces biographical studies associated with New Harmony, Indiana - a collection of studies that celebrate the lives and works of individual scientists, educators, writers, and artists.
On January 3, 1825, the British social reformer Robert Owen purchased Harmonie from Father George Rapp with intent to establish a communitarian society.
Interred in the Paul Tillich Park in New Harmony are the ashes of the renowned 20th century religious writer and professor,
faculty.evansville.edu /ck6/bstud/nh.html   (782 words)

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