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Roofless Church, New Harmony

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#18 of 45 in Historic Sites in Indiana
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  • July 21, 2017
    This is an oddity in a historical town. It goes along with the Atheneum. I would put this on the must see. Explore the whole property as there are several niches with interesting items. Then if you wa...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    We visited twice during our stay in New Harmony. It’s surprising that quiet, historic little New Harmony was able to attract two works by world-renowned architects: Richard Meier’s Atheneum and this p...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    Just as the name suggests, this church is for the most part "roofless" in nature. I have attended a few weddings here over the years and it makes for a very memorable ceremony location. It may also be...  more »
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  • June 22, 2017
    Technically, the Roofless Church is a walled garden. The structure in it is full of nesting swallows in the summer. It's quite pretty, but I'm old fashioned and I like a regular church with a roof.
  • June 4, 2017
    Architect Philip Johnson's interesting interpretation of religious space.
  • August 2, 2016
    There's something special and unique about this place, the pictures really don't do it justice. This is such a beautiful and strange place and it's in such an uneventful town, it's almost like aliens dropped it where it is. I felt more connected with the world/God/the universe here than I have in a long time
  • October 6, 2015
    The Roofless Church is a very beautiful place to visit, unless its raining. My girlfriend particularly loved the majestic open field, that had recently been harvested. She likened the view from the balcony to her view of life: we reap what we sow. The art and sculptures at the church lead us to question our existence. We found God here, and also here, we conceived a child
  • October 18, 2016
    Site is like no other, at the apex of basic, done by Philip Johnson

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