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Shaker Heritage Society

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The first Shaker settlement founded by Ann Lee

The Watervliet Shaker Historic District is preserved by the Shaker Heritage Society and is the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2012
MarthaJulia
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Upstate NY
The Best Place to go if you like History

It like steping back in time, These women ( Shakers Sister ) Were way ahead of their time. Many... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2012
David B
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Rotterdam, New York
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Site of the first Shaker community. Located adjacent to Albany International Airport, the historic site features nine Shaker buildings, an herb garden, apple orchard and cemetery where Shaker founder, Ann Lee is buried. The 1848 Shaker Meeting House...more
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25 Meeting House Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1004
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

The Watervliet Shaker Historic District is preserved by the Shaker Heritage Society and is the first place where in 1774 Mother Ann Lee arrived in America and established a new religious society of celibate men and women. There are several bulidings, including an 1848 Meeting...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed 11 February 2012

It like steping back in time, These women ( Shakers Sister ) Were way ahead of their time. Many inventions that they hang there badge on. Its a Must! Hancock Village in MA is the Best!

Date of experience: February 2012
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