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Carol’s Garden and the Fountain of Life

Carol’s Garden is a small park designed by Jane Owen in remembrance of her daughter Carol as a place where visitors are encouraged to engage in quiet contemplation and remembrance. Continue reading

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Cathedral Labyrinth

New Harmony’s Cathedral Labyrinth is a recreation of the 13th century Chartres Labyrinth in France. The original was used as a substitute for a pilgrimage to the Holy Lands. Today, it is intended as a tool for meditation, spiritual deepening, creativity, or other forms of inspiration. Continue reading

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Church Park

New Harmony’s Church Park was built on the original site of the Harmonist church and is a wonderful place for rest and reflection as you make your way around the town. The park features a fountain by celebrated American sculptor Don Gummer, who along with his wife, the actress Meryl Streep, is a noted philanthropist as well. The park also features the famous Harmonist golden rose motif, which has become, along with the Labyrinth, the symbol of New Harmony. Continue reading

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The Mount Vernon Waterfront

The Mount Vernon Waterfront, which includes Riverbend Park, Sherburne Park, a commercial area with a coffee shop and restaurants, an amphitheater, a bandshell, a playground, picnic tables, scenic walkways, and a boat ramp is a favorite place to take the kids or watch the sunset. Continue reading

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Tillich Park

Created by Jane Owen, Tillich Park is a wooded glade dedicated to Paul Tillich, one of the most influential theologians. The park features a winding path through a grove of tall pines and a sculpture of Tillich by James Rosati. The pine needle covered path winds through a forest of Norwegian Spruce. Stones engraved with Tillich’s thoughts are placed along the path. Continue reading

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