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Women’s Suffrage and the Koreshan Unity

Beginning in the 1880s, the Koreshan Unity Settlement, with its fundamental beliefs in equity between men and women, took up the banner of woman’s suffrage with numerous newspaper articles, public speaking events and theatrical performances addressing the topic of equity for women. In the photograph with this post, a group of Koreshans perform a play […]

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Koreshan State Park Celebrates Women’s History Month and the Women’s Right to Vote Centennial

In 1894, something extraordinary was happening along the banks of Mosquito Creek in what is now known as Koreshan State Park. Dr. Cyrus Teed had sent down the first group of his followers from Chicago to clear land and begin building what would be the foundations of his vision of a religious-utopian community called the […]

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Friends of Koreshan Upcoming Area Events

For those of you still in the area (or who live here), come visit our Friends of Koreshan State Park booth at the 90th Tamiami Trail Anniversary, Saturday, April 28 @ Museum of the Everglades, 105 West Broadway, Everglades City, FL, 34139, and May 1 at the 2018 Lee County Travel Rally @ Lakes Park in Fort Myers. Hope to see […]

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