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Rest in Peace, Sister Frances

Sister Frances Carr, passed on Jan 2, 2017

News and Upcoming Events

Shaker Friend's Weekend Aug 12 – 13, 2017

Latest changes at Shakerpedia

Apr 21, 2017 Enfield_Spring_Forum_2017 (April 21 – 23, 2017)
Jun 1, 2016: WaterVliet, NY Cemetery records - digitized, indexed and searchable
May 13, 2016: Searchable Richmond 'Shaker Literature'
Nov 24, 2015: Youtube Channel


Who Were They

The Shakers, a Protestant religious sect officially called "The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing", originated in Manchester, England in 1747 ...

 Museums and other collections
Biographies Database

Who Are They

Today (Nov 2015) there are 4 Shaker's: Sister's Francis and June, Brother Arnold and Brother Brian. ...

Shaker Crafts

Hands to Work, Hearts to God ...

Shaker Music

There are pieces of Shaker music that is well known today, such as Simple Gifts. There are many more used in churches and 100's more only known to Shaker Scholars


Shaker Cooking

Shaker cooking is a wonderful mix of fresh food, farm cooking and recipes for large groups.

Shakers online

Shakerpedia is a place where those interested in the Shakers can find and share information about the various aspects of Shaker life, we will be adding information from our collections and pointing to other Shaker resources. We will also be inviting various Shaker scholars and enthusiasts to expand the content.

Be sure to check back as Shakerpedia grows. {Want to help ?}


Shaker Studies

There are a number of scholar and groups who specialize in exploring the history and experience of the Shakers


Where were they ?

Village pages on Shakerpedia

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