The Enfield Shakers - Enfield NH
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N 43° 37.212 W 072° 08.826
18T E 730187 N 4833645
Quick Description: Located on Rte 4A about 3 miles from the intersection of RT 4, Lower Shaker Village
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2009 4:45:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM7C0A
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Long Description:
Founded in 1793, Enfield Shaker Village was the 9th of the original Shaker communities established in the U.S. At its peak c.1850 some 300 Shakers lived, worked and worshipped here, practicing equality of the sexes, celibacy, pacifism, racial equality, and communal ownership of property. This self-contained community farmed 3,000 acres and maintained more than 50 buildings along four miles of highway. Surviving Shaker buildings include the 1837 Great Stone dwelling, one of the largest Shaker structures ever built. The Shakers left Enfield in 1923.

Official Marker Number: 202

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Enfield

Date Marker Established: 2006

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