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  South Union

  Shaker Museum at South Union

  850 Shaker Museum Road

  MAIL PO Box 30

  South Union   KY  42283    

  Phone   270 542-4167

  Web Site

  Toll Free  800 811-8379


  Description  former 42 room Centre House dwelling has collections of Shaker craftsmanship, other  buildings survive throughout  town

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Group Identity   Shakers

  Era  1807-1922

  New or Updated:  11/12/2005






  Fruitlands Museums

  102 Prospect Hill Road

  Harvard  MA   01451    

  Phone   978 456-3294

  Web Site

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  Description  multiple interests -- new Native American exhibits, Shaker Museum,

                    Fruitlands Farmhouse, home of Bronson Alcott's failed utopian project,

                    Willard farmhouse site, hunting/gathering site, 3.2 miles of wooded

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Group Identity Shakers

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/8/2006



  Hancock Shaker Village

  Route 20

  MAIL PO Box 927

  Pittsfield  MA   01201    

  Phone   413 443-0188

  Web Site

  Toll Free  800 817-1137


  Description  20 buildings with craft workshops

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Group Identity  Shakers

  New or Updated:  4/27/2006


  New Gloucester

  Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

  United Society of Shakers

  707 Shaker Road

  New Gloucester  ME   04260    

  Phone   207 926-4597

  Web Site

  Description  18 buildings on 1800 acres, working tree farm, vegetable, commercial

                    herb gardens, livestock of only remaining living Shaker community;

                    museum and library, six buildings open to public

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Group Identity  Shakers

  Research   Library

  Era  1795

  New or Updated:  6/4/2007

  New Hampshire

  Canaan Historical Museum

  Canaan Street

  RR1 Box 68

  Canaan   NH

  Phone   603 523-7364

  Web Site  *****

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  Description  local memorabilia and collection of Shaker items

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Group Identity   Shaker

  New or Updated:  9/16/2004

Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury NH 03224
Phone 603 783-9511
Web Site
Alt Web
Description 25 original Shaker buildings on 694 acres
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Communal
Group Identity Shakers

  New Hampshire


  Enfield Shaker Museum

   447 NH Route 4A

  Enfield  NH  03748    

  Phone  603 632-4346

  Web Site

  E-mail   mailto:

  Description  preserves & presents history of Shaker community

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Group Identity  Shakers

  Era   1793-1923

  New or Updated:  2/1/2007

New Lebanon
Mount Lebanon Shaker Village
Shaker Road
PO Box 628
New Lebanon  NY  12125    
Phone   518 794-9500
Web Site
Description  religious communal village served as model for others from 1785-1947
Type of Resource   Museum
Primary Focus  Village
Group Identity   Shakers
New or Updated:   3/4/2004


  Shaker Heights

  Shaker Historical Museum

  16740 South Park Boulevard

  Shaker Heights  OH   44120    

  Phone  216 921-1201

  Web Site


  Description  promotes appreciation of Shaker community in Warrensville Twp &

                    Shaker Heights

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Collection A-F  Furniture

  Group Identity  Shakers

  Owner/Operator:  Shaker Historical Society

  New or Updated:  6/4/2006

American Shaker Music
Web Site
Description  Detailed list of Shaker music sources and recordings, events featuring Shaker Music, and more
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  History Resource
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site
Industry /Profession  Music
Group Identity  Shakers
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