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Ken Burns American Stories: The Shakers     View
Companion to a 1984 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary about "the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, ... [who] because of their ecstatic dancing ... [were called] Shakers. Though they were celibate, they are the ...

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village     View
Information about the Sabbathday Lake Shaker community in Maine, which was founded in 1783 and "is the only active Shaker Community." The site features historical background, an overview of basic Shaker principles and beliefs, and exhibit b ...

Shaker Historic Trail     View
"This ... National Register of Historic Places travel itinerary highlights 15 Shaker sites, including nine which are open to the public." View and explore an interactive map, browse a list of sites (arranged geographically), read essays, an ...

Hancock Shaker Village     View
This village is run by a nonprofit organization "that preserves and presents to the public the Shakers' legacy at their community in Hancock, Massachusetts. The Shaker Central Ministry closed the community in 1960." The site features a virt ...


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