Ralph Gardner Jr: I’m Honored

Ralph Gardner, Jr., a journalist and WAMC commentator, talks about his experience being an honoree at the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon’s annual benefit. Listen here.

Shaker Museum to open a temporary exhibition entitled Shakers: In Community

(OLD CHATHAM, NY) July 7, 2020 – On July 17, the Shaker Museum will open a temporary exhibition entitled Shakers: In Community at 17 Main Street in Chatham, NY. Through an array of photographs, furniture, prints, apparel as well as other objects in the permanent collection of Shaker Museum, this pop-up experience will examine the […]

The Shaker Garden Seed Business

If you’re a gardener, hopefully your vegetables are growing vigorously and starting to produce. Perhaps you bought your seeds from the local Agway, or ordered them online, or saved them from last year’s harvest. Through the first three-quarters of the nineteenth century, many gardeners throughout the Northeast would have purchased their seeds from the Shakers […]

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