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Country School Houses

June 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Children, Country Schools, Education, Museums, Shaker, Site Seeing, Teaching & Learning, Volunteer

What a day! On this last day of the Country School Association of America         conference, we spent from 8 to 6:30 on a bus driving about the local area of New Hampshire visiting no less than nine – yes – NINE – one room country schools! Just amazing.  This is my first time at this […]

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Country School Association of America

June 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Children, Education, Shaker, Teaching & Learning

Today I’ve arrived at Colby Sawyer College to attend for the next few days the Country School Association of American Annual Conference. I’m honored to be speaking on “19th Century Childhood:  The Lives of Children Among the Shakers and the World’s People.” The presentation is a slightly reworked version of the same topic that I […]

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Shaker Seminar 2011

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Communal Societies, Musings, photo of the week, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

Because of the slow internet at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough Ma (hard to understand as it sits right next to Cisco); I didn’t get to do any blog posting this week while at seminar.  Hubby and I have arrived home this evening and over the next few days, I’ll post a few photos and […]

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Benjamin Osborn House

June 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Important People, Musings, photo of the week, Shaker

Recently the Boston Area Shaker Study Group met at Hancock Shaker Village for lunch and leisure time, and then trekked to the Benjamin Osborn House located in Mt. Washington, MA.  The Osborn House was the first stop on Mother Ann Lee’s “missionary” trip in New England in 1781.               […]

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Shaker Seminar 2010

July 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Communal Societies, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

What do World Monuments Fund, marriage break-up and the status of women in the 19th century, Green energy, Black Minstrels and a baby cow have in common? We are attending the 2010 Shaker Seminar being hosted this year at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA. It is the village’s 50th year as a museum, and […]

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