SYLVANIA COLONY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 63

Long Description:
Marker Text:
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

County: Pike

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]

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