Visitors enter via a replica of the Door of Promise, through which Rapp's believers entered a large brick house of worship.
Inside the David Lenz House, built in about 1820, visitors can see the comfortable yet simple conditions in which Harmonists lived not as husbands, wives and children but as "brothers and sisters.""They were millennialists.
They thought they were the chosen people," Weinzapfel explained.
They denounced slavery and supported equal rights for women.
To help inform residents and promote his values, Maclure founded the Working Men's Institute in 1838.
"They were trying to perfect themselves for the second coming of Christ, when they would be taken to the New Jerusalem."Neither of the two Harmonist churches remains.