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Koreshan Unity Settlement.

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Koreshan Collection

Identifier: 02/01/18
Abstract The Koreshan Collection offers a rare glimpse into a charismatic leader and his followers as they endeavored to create a thriving utopian community. Lead by their prophet Cyrus R. Teed (later referring to himself as the Hebrew translation “Koresh”), the group relocated to establish their “New Jerusalem" in Estero, Florida in 1894. The Koreshan Unity espoused radical new doctrine that was a union of reincarnation, alchemy, religio-science, and Koresh’s most radical concept: the belief that...
Dates: 1850-1980; Other: 1890 - 1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2014