SYMHC Classics: Heaven on Earth, the Brook Farm Community


Cover page of The Harbinger from November 7, 1846. Public domain

Today we revisit a 2013 episode. In the 1840s, Boston's West Roxbury suburb -- which was completely rural at the time -- was home to an experiment in transcendentalist utopian living: the Brook Farm community. The idea was to create an environment of balance and equality.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/heaven-on-earth-the-brook-farm-community.htm

And the show notes from 2013 here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-brook-farm-community.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics