Wednesday 29th January 2014

Tag Archives: Posey County



Snowed in in New Harmony, Indiana

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Today we received a computor generated call from the Posey County, Indiana County Commissioner's office, telling us that a state of emergency has been declared here in Posey County because………………

Such weather! (Pecans and Persimmons)

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Who has ever seen weather so lovely as Sunday, 13 October 2013? It just simply put me in a good mood, in spite of all I know. Our family took a Sunday drive and enjoyed a couple of Sunday walks. We drove from New New Harmony to the Griffin and had breakfast at the good ol' Griffin Depot Diner. Then we made a brief tour of the Griffin Bottoms in Gibson County to observe the secretive fracking activity going on there………….

Boat Load of Knowledge to New Harmony

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Boat Load of Knowledge to New Harmony

In the winter of 1825-1826 Robert Owen and Robert McClure brought a large keel boat loaded with scientists, teachers, philosophers, writers and other learned people from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to New Harmony, Indiana. They traveled from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, down the Ohio river to the mouth of the Wabash river, and then up the Wabash to New Harmony. It was arguably the largest gathering of learned people to ever assemble on a single boat.

Philadelphia’s loss was New Harmony’s gain,  and neither city has ever been the same, since.

Robert Owen called it the BOAT LOAD OF KNOWLEDGE.

SCIENTISTS, EDUCATORS, WRITERS, ARTISTS AND PROGRESSIVE THINKERS  who are connected to New Harmony, Indiana

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Brief History of New Harmony, Indiana

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Brief History of New Harmony, Indiana

 

Here is a brief HISTORY of NEW HARMONY from our good friend WIKIPEDIA

 

posted by Ron Nesler from New Harmony, Indiana

Notorious Posey County Farmer

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Notorious Posey County Farmer

 

Who is this notorious Posey County farmer in the center of this photo? And, why is he in Florida smoking a hand rolled Cuban cigar? And, is that a DOUBLE Espresso he is sipping?

 

Notorious Posey County Farmer
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