Schweizer Fest honors Swiss Colonization Society’s dream of planned, prosperous, democratic city
Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 10:41 am (Updated: August 1, 10:44 am)
Among all the settlements in southern Indiana, Tell City’s origin probably has more in common with New Harmony than with Cannelton or Troy.
Before the first flatboat launched a handful of settlers to float down the Ohio to dock somewhere near what would later become Pestalozzi Street, a dream was launched by the Swiss Colonization Society to find good places to live in the United States.
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