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Nashoba (2)

U.S. 70, at Summer Avenue and New Macon Road, Memphis, TN , USA
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To the south lay this plantation. Here, in 1827, a Scottish spinster heiress named Frances Wright set up a colony whose aims were the enforcement of cooperative living and other advanced sociological experiments. It failed in 1830.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00