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Canterbury Shaker Village - Opening Day Festivities - May 6, 2017

Posted at Mon, Apr 3, 2017 11:45 AM


Just 16 miles from Epsom, NH, Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of the Canterbury Shakers. It has been designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance. Our staff at Tim’s Truck Capital & Auto Sales encourages you to pay a visit to this beautiful and historic site. The Opening Day festivities make for a fun family outing.


What You’ll SeeThe Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, four reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds, all under permanent conservation easement. You’ll learn about the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers through tours, programs, exhibits, research and publications.


Free Opening Day Festivities and Heifer Parade
Saturday, May 6, 2017 Opening Day celebrates the return of the spring to the Village pastures with a parade of heifers to their first spring grass. Maypole dancing, food, outdoor barn dancing and make-your-own head wreaths and May cards will be available throughout the day. Heifer Parade activities run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with the parade beginning at approximately at 11 a.m. Self-guided exhibits are open. Guided tours are available for $10 per person at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.


The Shakers
Canterbury Shaker Village, established in 1792, was the seventh community formed by followers of founder Mother Ann Lee. The Village has operated exclusively as a museum since 1992 when the last Shaker sister in residence, Ethel Hudson, died. The few remaining Shakers live at the Shaker Village in Sabbathday Lake, Maine. At its height of the movement in the 1850s, 300 people lived and worked in over 100 buildings on 3,000 acres at Canterbury Shaker Village.

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