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Communal California - Missouri

 
  Communal Pages:  CA-MO, NH-ZZ  
  California
*****
The Digger Archives
Address
*****
Phone
Web Site
http://www.diggers.org/top_entry.htm
Description summer of love, hippies, flower power
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Communal
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Field of Study/Science Facility Social History
New or Updated: 10/12/2002

 
Iowa
Amana
Amana Colonies CVB
39-38th Avenue
Suite 100
Amana IA 52203
Phone 319 622-7622
Web Site www.amanacolonies.com/
Alt Web www.jeonet.com/amanas/
Description communal society in several villages
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Primary Focus: Communal
Nature of Group or Site Convention & Visitors
Era 19th

 

  Iowa
Amana
Communal Studies Association
PO Box 122
Amana IA 52203
Phone ******
Web Site www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/CSA/
E-mail mailto://csa@netins.net
Description mostly academic group for the study, preservation, restoration and public interpretation of communal societies, past and present, good link list
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Communal
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association
 

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Iowa
Amana
Museum of Amana History
4310 220th Trail
Amana IA
Phone
Web Site http://www.iowa-city.com/amanas/historical/
Description three buildings -- communal kitchen, schoolhouse, and washhouse/woodshed with displays of activities and products of communal group.
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Communal
Collection N-Z Toys
Era 19th
 
 

  IL

  Bishop Hill

  Bishop Hill Heritage Museum

  103 N Bishop St

  PO Box 92

  Bishop Hill  IL   61419    

  Phone   309 927-3899

  Web Site http://www.bishophill.com/museums.php

  E-mail   mailto:bhha@winco.net

  Description  Museum in Steeple building, society also owns Blacksmith Shop,

                    Colony Store, Cobbler Shop, Dairy Buiding, Apartment House in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Era  1846-1861

  New or Updated:  12/18/2006

 
  Illinois
Bishop Hill
Bishop Hill State Historic Site
PO Box D
Bishop Hill IL 61419
Phone 309 927-3345
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/bishophill01.htm
Alt Web http://www.outfitters.com/illinois/henry/bishop_hill.html
Description Swedish religious colony, briefly prosperous, disbanded at the beginning of the Civil War; Colony Church, Colony Hotel, museum with paintings of Olof Krans
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Communal
Group Identity Scandinavian
Era 1846-1851
 
 

  IN

  New Harmony

  Historic New Harmony

  328 North

  PO Box 579

  New Harmony  IN   47631    

  Web Site  http://www.usi.edu/hnh/index2.asp

  Toll Free  800 231-2168

  Description  built by Harmonist Society religious community, town sold to

                    businessman Robert Owen for a communal experiment from 1825-1827

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  New or Updated:  5/8/2006

 
 

  MA

  Pittsfield

  Hancock Shaker Village

  Route 20

  MAIL PO Box 927

  Pittsfield  MA   01201    

  Phone   413 443-0188

  Web Site  www.hancockshakervillage.org

  Toll Free  800 817-1137

  E-mail  info@hancockshakervillage.org

  Description  20 buildings with craft workshops

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Group Identity  Shakers

  New or Updated:  4/27/2006

 
Maine
Orono
Society for Utopian Studies
Naomi Jacobs, English Department
University of Maine Orono
Orono ME 04469
Phone 207 581-3818
Web Site www.utoronto.ca/utopia
E-mail mailto:naomi_jacobs@umit.maine.edu
Description international scholarly group studies literary and experimental utopias
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Communal
Nature of Group or Site Association
 

  MO

  Bethel

  Historic Bethel Colony

  127 North Main

  Bethel  MO   63434    

  Phone  660 284-6493

  Web Site http://www.bethelcolony.missouri.org/

  E-mail  mailto:bethelcolony@hotmail.com

  Description  30 original structures from mid-19th century German communal society

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Communal

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Group Identity German

  Era  1844

  New or Updated:  8/9/2007


  MO

  Rutledge

  Intentional Communities

  RR 1 Box 156-W

  Rutledge  MO     63653    

  Phone  660 883-5545

  Web Site www.ic.org/

  E-mail  mailto:fic@ic.org

  Description  Intentional communities including co-housing, utopian, religious

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Owner/Operator:  Fellowship for Intentional Communities

  New or Updated:   8/4/2006

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