The Meeting House, pictured, dates back to 1848 and the Barn complex to 1915.
The quintessential Shaker philosophy is Hands to work, hearts to G-d.
The Shakers are known for their value in the simplicity of life and doing the works of G-d. Simple Gifts is a frequently sung hymn or dance. I was required to play this on the Lap Dulcimer in college.
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