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Old Solitude Village

Old Solitude Village is a replica of a mid 19th century pioneer village. It was built by Jerry King, a retired high school history teacher and renowned local amateur archeologist, and includes a school, general store, mill, and other log cabins. Continue reading

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Prehistoric Sites

Posey County was an important place in pre-history.
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Working Men’s Institute Museum

The Working Men’s Institute and Library contains a fascinating collection of historical relics, both natural and man-made. On the same floor, the Murphy Gallery features classic classic fine art paintings collected over the years and contemporary work by the Italian artist Franco Prosperi. Continue reading

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New Harmony Notables

Short biographies of notable people, scientists, artists, sculptors, architects, writers, geologists, scientists, social theorists, religious leaders and others who have lived in New Harmony. Continue reading

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Jane Owen

Jane Owen restored New Harmony’s history, brought in world class artists, architects and spiritual leaders to create sacred spaces, supported the arts, and built the fine dining establishment the Red Geranium and the Harmonist inspired New Harmony Inn and Resort. Continue reading

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