Posted by: unimoggers
N 41° 24.040 W 075° 00.576
18T E 499197 N 4583236
Quick Description: The entire marker is apparently wrong. Check out the link listed below. July frosts did not kill all the crops, etc.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2006 7:17:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMZX9
The site of Horace Greeley's Utopian colony modeled on Brook Farm and the ideas of Fourier, French Socialist, was near here, 1842-45. The 300 members of the Sylvania Society abandoned it after July frosts killed all crops in 1845.
Marker Name: Sylvania Colony
Date Dedicated: 06/01/1948
Marker Type: Roadside
Location: Junction U.S. 6 & Pa. 434 NW of Milford
Category: Government & Politics, Cities & Towns, Environment, Government & Politics 19th Century
Website: [Web Link]
In your log, please say if you learned something new, and if you took any extra time to explore the area once you stopped at the historic marker waymark.
Please post a photo of you OR your GPS at the marker location.
|There are no logs for this waymark yet.