Old salem Founded by protestant moravians in 1950
Old Salem- continued Non profit organization declared a historic landmark in1996 Everyone is declared equal
Old Aurora Colony Christian colony that lived by religious beliefs Depended on themselves to make everything they needed
Old Aurora-continued People are separated in choir by age, sex, & marital status
New Harmony The town Harmony, founded by the Harmony Society in 1814 under the leadership of german immigrant George Rapp [ actually Johann Georg Rapp] was the second of three towns built by the pietist, communal German religious group known as Harmonists, Harmonites or Rappites.
Historic Harmony This colony was first named Murdering Town. It was also the location of the first shot that triggered the French/Indian War. The first shot was aimed at future president George Washington who also survived the shot.
Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, and South Union Early Shakers were poor. During the Civil War, the Shakers moved to various locations. After the Civil War the Shakers had so many problems that the populations decreased greatly. The last official Shaker was Mary Settles [ 1836-1923].
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