Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester

#33 of 77 in Historic Sites in Maine
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village is a Shaker village near New Gloucester and Poland, Maine, in the United States. It is the last active Shaker community, with three members as of 2018. The community was established in either 1782, 1783 or 1793, at the height of the Shaker movement in the United States. The Sabbathday Lake meetinghouse was built in 1794. The entire property was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.
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  • We were on our way to a lilac festival and couldn't resist stopping here for a few minutes. The museum and store weren't open yet due to the pandemic, but the sheep were all hanging out near the...  more »
  • as the last remaining active shaker community in the world, a visit here is a visit with history. it's in the middle of the Maine countryside and you have to pay attention to the GPS closely to find....  more »

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