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Hancock Shaker Village installed this solar photovoltaic (pv) array in December 2009. Here is one sample pv panel for you to examine and touch (it is not connected to the array and will not harm you).
Throughout the Village there are many example…
has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
The Shakers, perhaps more than any other religious movement, embraced purity of design and consummate craftsmanship in everything they created. These banners represent a sample of the typical and joyful Shaker palette. As you tour this National Hi…
In Memory of
World War I
George W. Bryant · Frederick A. Busby · Thomas R. Dorr
Richard J. O'Brien · Willard C. Pike · Herman H. Scheffer
Clinton E. Smith · Earl W. Worboy
World War 2…
Constructed with tools &
materials used in 1753
[Died in Service]
[Honor Roll of Veterans]
Built in 1756 on this house-lot Number Six under decree of the Great and General Court of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in compliance with urgent appeal from the homesteaders it served as sole refuge from their allied foes the French and…
Built in March 1756, as westernmost stockade
and blockhouse to protect Massachusetts
from French and Indian attack.
Defended on July 11, 1756 despite the
scalping of three soldiers.
Built in 1768 and removed
in 1797 to make way for the
second Meeting House, completed
1798 and destroyed by fire
January 21, 1866.