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The Turpin Bannister Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians
Invites you to a program Magnificent Shaker Barns,
By Artist and Historian Robert Braun
Monday, November 30th, 2015
At the University Club, 141 Washington Avenue, Albany NY
Reception at 5:30, program at 6:00 PM. Free and open to the public.
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Educational & Social Activities
for Children & Seniors in Albany, NY

Teacher Resources

Explore with your students themes of daily life, agriculture, teamwork, and technology on a field trip to America’s first Shaker settlement, or with an outreach program in your classroom.

Research Resources

This page is the future portal for researchers to gain access to the extensive primary resources available at the Shaker Heritage Society.

Senior Programs

The Shaker Heritage Society has developed a series of interactive classes specifically designed for senior audiences.  Through these classes, we help participants discover the fascinating world of the Shakers.  Learn about the everyday items that the Shakers invented, where they lived locally and how they played an integral role in American history.