The public is invited to join in a birthday celebration for Robert Owen. Held at Historic New Harmony’s Owen Square (directly across from Thrall’s Opera House) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the celebration will offer family games, crafts, music and exciting opportunities to learn more about the man, his time in New Harmony and his influence around the world. Guests are invited to bring picnics. Picnic tables and tents will be set up. Make sure to grab a Robert Owen birthday cookie too! Masks and physical distancing are required.
Note that this event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Daylight Time (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time).
For more information, visit USI.edu/Owen250 or call the Historic New Harmony offices at (812) 682-4488.
This program, part of a series of events celebrating the 250th anniversary of Robert Owen’s birth, received support from an Indiana Humanities Action Grant.