Essay Contest Winners


Contest judge Mary Lee Dunn congratulates the 2016 & 2017 Essay Contest winner, Sarah Bouley of Waterboro.

2015: “How the Shakers Earned a Living in Alfred” by Benjamin Levesque

2016: “The Causes of the Decline of Shakers in Alfred” by Sarah Bouley

2017: “How the Shakers Earned a Living in Alfred” by Sarah Bouley

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Museum Hours: 1 PM – 4 PM on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and by appointment.

Closing for the season on November 15.

Admission: Free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

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