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Citing sources in a social media post! Love it! This is part of the Pull Up a Chair city-wide project. Who knew chairs had so many stories to tell? We will soon share more info about how you can enter a drawing for a reproduction Shaker Chair during the month of October. SHS is a proud participant in the Partners for Albany Stories initiative. ... See MoreSee Less

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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.

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