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Aurora

Posted on: September 12th, 2011 in Historical Marker Details |

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Subject:  Site of a Christian co-operative founded by Dr. Wilhelm Keil.

Dr. Wilhelm Keil founded here a Christian co-operative colony patterned after his colony at Bethel, Missouri. Musicians of the settlement made it widely famous. After Dr. Keil’s death in 1877 the communal enterprise was dissolved.

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