Shaker Communities

This list shows the Shaker communities in the USA and their founding and closing dates.

Harvard, MA “Lovely Vineyard” 1781/2 – 1917
Sabbathday Lake, ME “Chosen Land” 1782 –
Gorham, ME 1808 – 1819
Alfred, ME “Holy Land” 1793 – 1931
Canterbury, NH “Holy Ground” 1792 – 1992
Enfield, NH “Chosen Vale” 1793 – 1923
Tyringham, MA “City of Love” 1792 – 1875
Shirley, MA “Pleasant Garden” 1793 – 1908
Savoy, MA 1817 – 1821
Hancock, MA “City of Peace” 1790 – 1960
Enfield, CT “City of Union” 1790 – 1917
New Canaan, CT 1810 – 1812
Mt. Lebanon, NY “Holy Mount” 1878 – 1947
Watervliet, NY “Wisdom’s Valley” 1776 – 1938
Sodus Bay, NY 1826 – 1836
Groveland, NY “Union Branch” 1836 – 1892
North Union, OH “Holy Grove” 1822 – 1889
Shaker Heights, OH 1822 – 1889
Union Village, OH “Wisdom’s Paradise” 1805 – 1912
Watervliet, OH “Vale of Peace” 1806 – 1900
White Water, OH “Lonely Plain of Tribulation” 1822 – 1916
West Union, IN 1807 – 1827
Pleasant Hill, KY 1805 – 1910
South Union, KY “Jasper Valley” 1807 – 1922
White Oak, GA 1898 – 1902
Narcoossee, FL 1895 – 1924

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