John Humphrey Noyes

Location: Putney
Tag(s): Religion
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Video Date: 04/19/18

John Humphrey Noyes, leader of the Oneida Community in New York, was originally from Putney. He was a leader in the Perfectionist religious movement of the mid-19th century. His belief in multiple marriage was unpopular, but the Oneida silverware company grew out of the community and still makes tableware today.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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