Shaker In The Can

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The Great Stone Barn at Mt. Lebanon. Photos betray the size of this building; it’s huge.

If you have an interest in Shaker history, the Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon maintains an excellent blog you may want to check out. I am not sure who authors the posts and picks the subjects but they do a great job of keeping it interesting. The topic of the latest post is about a Shaker brother who was thrown in jail. You can check it out here.

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Interior of the barn.
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The Wash House
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One of the cemeterys at Mt. Lebanon

-Will Myers

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  1. Will, Thanks for this site on the Shaker Society. In the very early 1800’s (according to family history) the sister of John Crouse(my great, great ,great , great grandfather who was born at Miller Falls Maryland in 1751) Nancy Crouse joined the Shaker Society at a location called “Whitewater” somewhere in western Ohio. Perhaps these folks at Mount Lebanon can help me identify where that was and if any records of her exist. I look forward to your posts and enjoy the bench you taught me to build. I have since visited the Moravian workshop where there is a copy of the original you shared with us. Warren Black—————————————-

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