The Enfield Shakers Historical

The Enfield Shakers Historical (HM1UM1)

Location: Enfield, NH 03748 Grafton County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 37.209', W 72° 8.833'

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The Enfield Shakers

Founded in 1793, 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.
2006
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HM NumberHM1UM1
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Year Placed2006
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 730178 N 4833640
Decimal Degrees43.62015000, -72.14721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 37.209', W 72° 8.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 37' 12.54" N, 72° 8' 49.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 447 NH-4A, Enfield NH 03748, US
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