Kaweah Colony chronicled in free online format

The Kaweah Cooperative Colony was a utopian project started in 1886. For several years it attracted international attention. Unable to secure title to the land and experiencing internal difficulties, the organization ceased to exist after 1892, leaving the Kaweah Post Office as one of its tangible reminders. Want to know more of the fascinating story of the Kaweah Colony? Read Jay O’Connell’s book for the answer.

Read the incredible story of the Kaweah Colony, a group of utopian dreamers who strived to build a new and perfected society on the North Fork of the Kaweah River. They labored heroically and endured immense hardships to achieve their goals.
What happened to them? Jay O’Connell is sharing his first book, Co-Operative Dreams: A History of the Kaweah Colony, with 3R News readers for free. Because everyone needs a book to read during a pandemic. Check it out here.

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  • September 5, 2020 at 11:28 am
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    Presently, the Kaweah Post Office is a privately owned building, serving approximately 40 patrons with mail delivery (only). Anyone interested in helping to keep it open at this location is welcome to contact owner Kathleen McCleary katmccleary@att.net

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