Dawn Community House

Located on the former Harney property was the controversial Dawn Valcour Agricultural and Horticultural Association. Colonel John Wilcox, the founder of the utopian experiment, attempted to create a commune here based on the concepts of spiritualism and free love during the summer of 1874. His short-lived dream, with only a few active members, was confined to a small one-room structure. That fall, the Dawn Community succumbed to financial challenges, legal issues, and the coming winter. All that remains is a partial foundation of the building.

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Latitude: 44.632747 Longitude: -73.421227 Elevation: 130 ft
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