Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield

Nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, New Hampshire, the Enfield Shaker site has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid 19th century, the community was home to three "Families" of Shakers. They practiced equality of the sexes and races, celibacy, pacifism and communal ownership of property. Shakers farmed over 3,000 acres of land, educated children in model schools and worshipped in the “Shaker Way.”
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  • We are @ Lake Morey (fantastic) but want to see something of this beautiful area. We arrived and had a private tour by the lovely Chris Cronin. We saw a brief film then Chris took us all over the buil...  more »
  • This museum gives you a peek inside the history of the Shakers. The Shakers were a religious group that lived in and developed this part of Enfield, NH. There is an entrance fee, but it’s a worthwhile...  more »
  • So cute! Love the events they have there.
  • Great place. Good price. Incredibly unexpected gem. Historical buildings. Explanation of the religion, and why they vanished! (No intercourse!) They were not against progress and even have parents to plant corn, selling machines all around the US at that time!

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