The Morning Star Scrapbook



Friends of Morning Star, Occidental CA, 1973.

The story of a Sonoma County hippie commune / intentional community founded by Lou Gottlieb in 1966 and dissolved in 1972. The commune was notable for its usage of LSD and related drugs, its clashes with the police, Gottlieb’s attempt to deed the land to God (courts decided that s/he was not qualified to own land), nudity, and its integral relationship to the hippie movement.