Koreshan Unity Settlement

Koreshan Unity Settlement (HMAGB)

Location: Estero, FL 33928 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 25.969', W 81° 48.93'

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In 1893, the Koreshans a religious sect founded by Dr. Cyrus R. Teed moved here.Communal living and a belief that the universeexisted on the inside of the earth wereamong the distinctive features of their doctrine. Living celibate lives, the industriousKoreshans established a farm, nursery, and botanical garden. Their cultural activities included art and music. In 1961, the surviving members of the settlement presented their property to the State of Florida.
Marker NumberF-97
Year Placed1963
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials In Corp. w/ FFGC
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 11:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 418686 N 2923874
Decimal Degrees26.43281667, -81.81550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 25.969', W 81° 48.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 25' 58.14" N, 81° 48' 55.80" W
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Area Code(s)239
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero FL 33928, US
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