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Cooking as an art.

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Shaker

Today’s Seminar sessions were at the Sabbathday Lake community. I spent most of the afternoon on a wonderful hayride around the village narrated by the gentleman who spent 25 years as the director. The rest of the afternoon I took a bog walk led by Brother Arnold. In the morning Sister Frances gave us a […]

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…there’s hope….

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Musings, Shaker

This evening opened the 40th Shaker Seminar hosted by Hancock Shaker Village.  it is being held in Portland , Maine with forays planned to the Sabbathday Lake and Alfred communities.  after a lovely dinner, Brother Arnold of the Sabbathday Lake community spoke to us of “And so keep my way ever Holy: An overview of Shakerism […]

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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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Farewell dear Crossbearers

July 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Musings, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

As my fellow Seminar attendees know, the title of a Shaker hymn from Hancock ca 1850 which we sang in farewell to one another ’til next we meet. Sunday morning brought two final presentations for this year’s seminar:  Rob Emlen presented “Picturing a Shaker Village:  How the public imagined the Shaker Landscape in 1835” and […]

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