The Great Stone Dwelling of the Enfield, New Hampshire Shakers

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1979

GUSN

GUSN-169869

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Description

When the Shakers built their Great Stone Dwelling, it stood as a testament to, and a symbol of, the hope and faith of the Enfield Shakers. It was built to last an eternity, and the structure actually outlasted the Shakers themselves. Robert P. Emlen takes us inside the Shakers' everlasting monument.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 250

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1979.069.255.005

Abstract

When the Shakers built their Great Stone Dwelling, it stood as a testament to, and a symbol of, the hope and faith of the Enfield Shakers. It was built to last an eternity, and the structure actually outlasted the Shakers themselves. Robert P. Emlen takes us inside the Shakers' everlasting monument.

Date Notes

Volume 69, Number 255 (Winter/Spring, 1979)

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Record Details

Originator

Robert P. Emlen (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1979). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England