Brook Farm in Boston, Massachusetts

Located alongside an orphan's cemetery, the former site of Brook Farm commemorates the most famous utopian commune to ever have operated in the United States.

Established in West Roxbury in April 1841 by the transcendentalists George and Sophia Ripley, Brook Farm (also known as the Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education) sought to equally distribute the tasks of daily life while providing education for all participants; the end goal was a balance of work and leisure that...

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