Schoenbrunn Village was founded in 1772 by moravian missionaries. It was settled by the missionaries and Lenape Indians who had converted to christianity. 

Today the settlement is restored and has a museum on site. It is maintained by the Ohio Historical Society.

 

The history of this site is entwined with Gnadenhutton they are very close and both could be visited on the same day.

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 The site is at 1984 East High Avenue ,New Philadelphia, OH 44663. GPS coordinates are 40.466697 ° / -81.41314 °. Garmin lists the site as an attraction but dont expect it to pronounce it correctly :-)

 

Access is easy and parking lots are paved. The Gift shop had candy, there was a vending machine for drinks but there was no food onsite. Bathrooms were clean in the visitors center.

 

 

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Trumpet In The Land is an outdoor drama That tells the story of the Moravians settlers. It is a very good way to hear the story and a fun nite. For more information See their website at

http://www.trumpetintheland.com/Performances.html.

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