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  • Hancock Shaker Village
    Day trip to Hancock Shaker Village
    A little over an hour’s drive from the mid-Hudson Valley through the beautiful Berkshires brings you to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass. What a revelation it is! If you thought you knew all about the Shakers before you arrived, a...
  • Thar be pirates west of Shake Rag
    Thar be pirates west of Shake Rag
    Ahoy thar matey, are ya feelin' a little on tha seasick side? Do ya need a little swash in yore buckle? Well I have just the place fur ya! Be at the Link Centre in Tupelo, Mississippi tonight, Sept. 14, 2013 at 7:30pm for "PirateProv....
  • Shaker Museum at Watervliet welcomes you
    Niskayuna the first Shaker Community in America
    Planning your next trip full of history, take a short ride down the Thruway to Watervliet. The Shaker Community at Watervliet, was the first Shaker site in America. The group lead by Mother Ann Lee migrated from Manchester, England in 1774 and...
  • Shaker Craft Fair at Watervliet
    Shaker Community at Watervliet is on until December 17th.
    October 29ththrough December 17th, marke the Craft Fair put on by the Shaker Heritage Society to raise funds to help preserve the historic Shaker site in Watervliet, New York. Its hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. The show itself is housed in...
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    Shaker celibacy adds a twist to Hancock Shaker Village legacy
    Had it not been for the condition of celibacy – Shakers might have continued to thrive past their heyday in the mid 19th century.Aside from the no sex policy - what was not to like?Equality of the sexes and races and economic success were...
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