Sylvania Colony

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Sylvania Colony. The site of Horace Greeley's Utopian colony modeled on Brook Farm and the ideas of Fourier, French Socialist, was located here. Based on common property holding and equal labor, it failed in 1845 after July frosts had killed all crops.

PA 434, ~100 yds. from PA 590 junction, Greeley, PA, United States where they sited -1845)