Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester

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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 2017. 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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  • 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 »
  • Wanted to tour this place because of the history - the only place where any Shakers are alive and practicing. The tour was informative - learned a lot! Seeing all the different pieces of furniture...  more »

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