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Stories and Tips New Harmony

Indiana Basketball

Written by Globe on 06 Sep, 2002

For anyone who has seen the movie "Hoosiers", you will be familiar with the excitement of basketball in a small Indiana town. This can be witnessed at New Harmony School, the smallest public high school in the state, with about 80 students. Each…Read More


Atheneum

Written by Globe on 06 Sep, 2002

The Atheneum is New Harmony´s visitor center. This huge building sits on the banks of the Wabash, right by the bridge to Illinois. Unlike the rest of the historical town, the Atheneum is strikingly modern. Designed by the famous architect Richard Meier,…Read More


History of New Harmony

Written by marciadarnell on 15 Feb, 2001

New Harmony was founded by a group of German perfectionists, sometimes called the Rappites after their leader, George Rapp. Rapp had previously founded a settlement in Western Pennsylvania call Harmonie, hence the name. However, as was common in many Utopian…Read More


Visiting the countryside

Written by marciadarnell on 18 Feb, 2001

New Harmony lies on the Wabash River, which is the dividing line between Indiana and Illinois. The Indiana side is mostly hilly, with both crops and dairy farming. The area close to New Harmony is a large river bottom,…Read More


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