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From the Sept. 2015 issue of Berkshire Homestyle: "The (Shaker Craft Fair) is my personal favorite... You'll find beautifully turned and carved wood-work, hand thrown pottery, hand-stitched quilts and any number of beautiful crafts there, as well as homemade pies by the slice...and demonstrations by members of the Abenaki First Nation." Thanks for the great description BH! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee of the United Society of Believers (Commonly Called Shakers)


On Saturday, August 29th at 7 pm and Sunday, August 30th at 3 pm, Jeremiah Productions,… Continue reading

Aurilla (Aurelia) White was born on February 13, 1818 in Bennington, VT. She came to the Shakers when she was just 12 years old and spent her entire life in the Watervliet community. Her role in the community was that… Continue reading

The Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee of the United Society of Believers (Commonly Called Shakers)

Staged Reading Auditions 

On Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, Jeremiah Productions, Inc. will hold auditions for… Continue reading

This article was written by SHS volunteer Jim Maczek.

Many visitors to the Shaker Heritage Society’s exhibit room in the Meeting House have asked some rather profound questions. One in particular concerns the large photograph of twelve Church Family Shakers.… Continue reading

A century ago today, the British ocean liner Lusitania 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… Continue reading