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Forestville Commonwealth

Forestville Commonwealth
Nearest cityEarlton, New York
Area200 acres (81 ha)
NRHP reference #74001242[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 20, 1974

Forestville Commonwealth is an archaeological site and national historic district located at Earlton in Greene County, New York. The district contains seven contributing sites. It represents the remains of a utopian community built in 1826-1827 as one of three Owenite experiments in New York State.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Lenore M. Rennenkampf (March 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Forestville Commonwealth". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying four photos".