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Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village

Learn about a rare utopian society that once flourished. The Shakers are one of the earliest and most fascinating Christian groups in the United States. Cover photo credit: bestbudbrian via Wikimedia Commons.

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    Visiting Hancock Shaker Village

    Visiting Hancock Shaker Village

    Get more information about visiting Hancock Shaker Village

  • 2.

    Shaker Government

    Shaker Government

    How does a Christian, utopian society govern themselves?

  • 3.

    Shakers in Hancock

    Shakers in Hancock

    The Shaker community at Hancock

  • 4.

    Planting Roots

    Planting Roots

    Even after the death of their founder, the Shakers established a powerful presence in the Eastern U.S.

  • 5.

    Coming to America

    Coming to America

    Originally from Manchester England, the Shakers arrived in New York Harbor in 1774.

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    Shaker Religion

    Shaker Religion

    What makes Shaker worship so different from the practices of other Christian groups?

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