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Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial

Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial (shānˈbrən, –brŏn) [key], E Ohio, S of New Philadelphia; site of the first town in Ohio, est. 1772 by Moravian missionary David Zeisberger and his Native American converts. During the American Revolution, the town was abandoned; later it was burned by Native Americans. Restoration of the site to its original appearance began in 1923. A museum is there.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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