Ralph Gardner Jr: Labor Is A Form Of Worship

WAMC commentator Ralph Gardner, Jr. talks about the Shakers and a recent exhibition of Shaker baskets from Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon at the Columbia County Historical Society.

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon Launches New Website Offering Unprecedented Access to Its Collection

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon has launched a new website that gives users worldwide free access to more than 15,000 objects and archival materials from its unparalleled collection documenting Shaker history and material culture. Read the full press release.

Time to rest: Shaker medical care

Shaker medical treatments did not differ significantly from the methods used by the world’s people. Cupping sets, bloodletting, sweating, water cures, and purges were all practiced by the Shakers.

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