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Canterbury Shaker Village
- Cultural museum, restaurant, and store (Canterbury, NH). virtual tour, contact information and online shopping.
Connecticut Cane and Reed Company
- Offers Shaker herbs and crafts.
The Enfield Shaker Museum
- (Enfield, NH) Visitors' information; bibliography.
Hancock Shaker Village
- (Pittsfield, Massachusetts) Cultural museum: virtual tour, online shop.
IHAS - The Shakers
- A brief history of the Shaker movement, including their cultural and musical contributions.
National Gallery of Art - Shaker Crafts from the Index of American Design
- Photographic tour.
- (Maine) A profile of the only remaining active Shaker community.
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village
- Historical background of the United Society of Believers (Shakers), links to museum, library archives, calendar, and the herb catalog.
Shaker Heritage Society
- A non-profit historic preservation group which runs interpretive educational programming about the Shakers and their influence on the region.
Shaker Manuscripts On-Line
- Online versions of some of the documents published by the early Shakers in times past, including those discussing their beliefs, prophecies and inspired transmissions from the Godhead.
Shaker Museum And Library
- Explains museum collections, library resources, special events, nearby accommodations, and gift shop offerings at site devoted to local Shaker history.
Shaker Museum at South Union
- (Kentucky) A brief history of the sect, photograph gallery, trip planning guide. Overnight accommodations at the historic Shaker Tavern.
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
- A restored Shaker community and living museum. Includes a profile of facilities which include dining, lodging, and crafts.
Shaker Villages and Museums
- (Old Chatham, NY) Visitors' information and calendar.
Shaker Workshops - Who are the Shakers?
- Article on Shaker culture and craftsmanship. Includes references and links.
The Shakers and the Oneida Community
- Article about the interaction of the Shakers with the contemporary Oneida Community in New York. Includes a profile of the sect, its history and doctrine; by Randall Hillebrand.
- Historical survey.
Smithsonian Magazine: Living a Tradition
- Includes article, music clips, recipes, and links. (April 01, 2001)
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