New Harmony Historic District

Roughly bounded by Third St., Steammill St., Main St., inc. Maple Hill Cem., Arthur St., Atheneum prop. and North St., New Harmony, Indiana

The expanded New Harmony Historic District


Photo taken by Jim Allen in Sept 2007




This expanded New Harmony Historic District includes the buildings that were a part of the 1966 New Harmony Nation Historic Landmark.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 3, 2000
Reference number
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival;
Areas of significance
Social History; Transportation; Education; Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Performing Arts
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Business; Meeting hall; Auditorium; Religious structure; Multiple dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Museum; Garden; Library; City hall
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1814; 1825
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 212
Contributing structures: 6
Contributing sites: 8
Contributing objects: 7
Non-contributing buildings: 60
Non-contributing structures: 10
Non-contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing objects: 16

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added overview
  • February 8, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: added description
  • February 8, 2013: New photos from Jim Allen

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