Forestville Commonwealth

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Forestville Commonwealth
Nearest city Earlton, New York
Area 200 acres (81 ha)
Built 1826
NRHP Reference # 74001242[1]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1974

Forestville Commonwealth is an archaeological site and national historic district located at Earlton in Greene County, New York. The district contains seven contributing sites. It represents the remains of a utopian community built in 1826-1827 as one of three Owenite experiments in New York State.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Lenore M. Rennenkampf (March 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Forestville Commonwealth". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying four photos".