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We are hearing great reviews for The Shakers: America's Quiet Revolutionaries! This blockbuster exhibition is currently on view at the New York State Museum. Check it out and let us know what you think! Here are a few photos from the opening reception last week. (6 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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The Shaker Christmas Craft fair is open Mon.-Sat 10am-4pm at the Shaker Meeting House near Albany Airport (off Heritage Lane). Find Unique Handmade Gifts, Buy Local, and Support a Great Cause! (6 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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The Shaker Heritage Society is a non-profit organization that offers award winning educational programming about the Shakers, their innovative spirit and their influence on American culture. The Society is actively concerned with preserving the integrity of the Watervliet Shaker National Historic District, site of America’s first Shaker settlement.

The Church Family site, where the Society’s offices are located, is the heart of the 770 acre Historic District. The property includes nine remaining Shaker buildings, herb garden, open fields, apple orchard, Ann Lee Pond nature preserve, and the Shaker cemetery where founder, Ann Lee is buried.  Visitors are welcome to picnic, hike, enjoy a concert or workshop or just to relax and experience the atmosphere of this special place. Check our our programs and events to find an event that might interest you!

The Society relies on your contribution to sustain its education programs and efforts to revitalize the historic site. If you’d like to host an event at the Shaker Heritage Society, visit our facility rentals here. We can’t succeed without your help so please donate today and help save a part of America’s great heritage.

Shaker Heritage Society
25 Meeting House Road
Albany, NY  12211

The Shakers exhibit
at The New York State Museum!

The Shakers Exhibit