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One in particular concerns the large photograph of twelve Church Family Shakers.… <a class="more-link" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/twelve-brethren-sisters-search-destiny">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a></p> <!-- /article-content --> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="albanyit-post post-25466 post type-post status-publish format-standard hentry category-uncategorized" id="post-25466"> <div class="albanyit-post-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-post-body"> <div class="albanyit-post-inner albanyit-article"> <div class="avatar alignleft"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/pacifist-patriots-shakers-world-war" title="Pacifist Patriots: The Shakers in World War I"><img src="http://shakerheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/wla-150x150.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="100" title="Pacifist Patriots: The Shakers in World War I" class="wp-post-image" /></a></div><div class="albanyit-postmetadataheader"><h2 class="albanyit-postheader"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/pacifist-patriots-shakers-world-war" rel="bookmark" title="Pacifist Patriots: The Shakers in World War I">Pacifist Patriots: The Shakers in World War I</a></h2><div class="albanyit-postheadericons albanyit-metadata-icons"><span class="date">Published</span> <span class="entry-date" title="2:55 pm">May 7, 2015</span> | <span class="author">By</span> <span class="author vcard"><a class="url fn n" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/author/Administrator" title="View all posts by Administrator">Administrator</a></span></div></div> <div class="albanyit-postcontent"> <!-- article-content --> <p>A century ago today, the British ocean liner <em>Lusitania </em>was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. The attack resulted in 1,198 deaths, including 128 Americans. Although it took another two years until… <a class="more-link" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/pacifist-patriots-shakers-world-war">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a></p> <!-- /article-content --> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="albanyit-post post-22979 post type-post status-publish format-standard hentry category-uncategorized" id="post-22979"> <div class="albanyit-post-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-post-body"> <div class="albanyit-post-inner albanyit-article"> <div class="albanyit-postmetadataheader"><h2 class="albanyit-postheader"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/god-king-country-shakers-irritated-england" rel="bookmark" title="For God, King, & Country: Why the Shakers Irritated England">For God, King, & Country: Why the Shakers Irritated England</a></h2><div class="albanyit-postheadericons albanyit-metadata-icons"><span class="date">Published</span> <span class="entry-date" title="3:52 pm">April 15, 2015</span> | <span class="author">By</span> <span class="author vcard"><a class="url fn n" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/author/Administrator" title="View all posts by Administrator">Administrator</a></span></div></div> <div class="albanyit-postcontent"> <!-- article-content --> <p><em>This post was written by SHS staff member Candis Murray, Ph.D. </em></p> <p>By 1774 Ann Lee and her small band of Shaking Quakers had found their situation in England increasingly unstable. Considered suspect by local authorities, they were regularly… <a class="more-link" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/god-king-country-shakers-irritated-england">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a></p> <!-- /article-content --> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="albanyit-post post-17857 post type-post status-publish format-standard hentry category-uncategorized" id="post-17857"> <div class="albanyit-post-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-post-body"> <div class="albanyit-post-inner albanyit-article"> <div class="avatar alignleft"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/gods-creatures-shakers-animals" title="All God’s Creatures: The Shakers and Their Animals"><img src="http://shakerheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Anita-Potter-and-TR-Chickenhouse-150x150.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="100" title="All God’s Creatures: The Shakers and Their Animals" class="wp-post-image" /></a></div><div class="albanyit-postmetadataheader"><h2 class="albanyit-postheader"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/gods-creatures-shakers-animals" rel="bookmark" title="All God’s Creatures: The Shakers and Their Animals">All God’s Creatures: The Shakers and Their Animals</a></h2><div class="albanyit-postheadericons albanyit-metadata-icons"><span class="date">Published</span> <span class="entry-date" title="6:32 pm">March 2, 2015</span> | <span class="author">By</span> <span class="author vcard"><a class="url fn n" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/author/Administrator" title="View all posts by Administrator">Administrator</a></span></div></div> <div class="albanyit-postcontent"> <!-- article-content --> <p>In celebration of National Puppy Day on March 23<sup>rd</sup> (yes, it’s a <a href="http://www.nationalpuppyday.com/" target="_blank">real holiday</a>, promoting the adoption of dogs from shelters and educating about the dangers of puppy mills), let’s talk about the Shakers and their pets!</p> <p>The… <a class="more-link" href="http://shakerheritage.org/archives/gods-creatures-shakers-animals">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a></p> <!-- /article-content --> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> <div class="albanyit-layout-cell albanyit-sidebar2"> <div class="albanyit-block widget widget_search" id="search-4"> <div class="albanyit-block-body"><div class="albanyit-blockheader"> <div class="l"></div> <div class="r"></div> <h3 class="t">Search Our Site</h3> </div><div class="albanyit-blockcontent"> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-body"> <form method="get" name="searchform" action="http://shakerheritage.org/"> <div class="search"> <input name="s" type="text" value="" style="width: 95%;" /> <span class="albanyit-button-wrapper"> <span class="albanyit-button-l"> </span> <span class="albanyit-button-r"> </span> <input class="albanyit-button" type="submit" name="search" value="Search" /> </span> </div> </form> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div><div class="albanyit-block widget widget_text" id="text-5"> <div class="albanyit-block-body"><div class="albanyit-blockheader"> <div class="l"></div> <div class="r"></div> <h3 class="t">Calendar</h3> </div><div class="albanyit-blockcontent"> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-body"> <div class="textwidget"><a href="http://shakerheritage.org/programs-and-events/calendar"><img src="http://shakerheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/calendar-month.png" class="shs-calendar"></a> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div> <div class="cleared"></div> </div> </div><div class="albanyit-block widget widget_text" id="text-4"> <div class="albanyit-block-body"><div class="albanyit-blockheader"> <div class="l"></div> <div class="r"></div> <h3 class="t">Contribute</h3> </div><div class="albanyit-blockcontent"> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-cc"></div> <div class="albanyit-blockcontent-body"> <div class="textwidget"><div class="contribute"> <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top"> <input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick"> <input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="57QZP9DGXHLEE"> <input type="image" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_donateCC_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal - 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