The Shakers in Revolutionary America
When the Shakers landed in New York City on August 6, 1774, the stirrings of revolution were spreading throughout the colonies. Mother Ann Lee and her eight followers set out to build a religious community in one of the most uncertain and volatile periods in American history. Join Dr. Jennifer Dorsey in exploring what the Shakers were up against when they settled outside of Albany. Participants may bring a brown bag dinner. Dessert provided by the museum. Please call or email to sign up.
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