Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial

Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial shān´brən, –bro͝on [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.

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