The Village of Zoar, Ohio, Might Be Destroyed

http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2013/03/the-village-of-zoar-ohio-might-be-destroyed.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoar,_Ohio

„Zoar was founded by German religious dissenters called the Society of Separatists of Zoar in 1817.“

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rottenacker

„a group of Separatists from Wuerttemberg led by Joseph Michael Bimeler from Ulm and Stephan Huber from Rottenacker emigrated to the United States in 1817 and went to Ohio where they founded a communal society at Zoar. There, they lived in a community of goods where all private property was abolished. “

See also
http://books.google.de/books?id=WCuHCwV9oIYC&pg=PA123

http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015002375130

Video: Zoar in Pictures
http://vimeo.com/50859534