Title

The Maine Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester dates to 1783, w

Source

Salt

Date

11-1984

Volume Number

Number 24

Pages

18

Abstract

The Maine Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester dates to 1783, when there were 24 Shaker communities in America. Today Sabbathday Lake is one of the two that remain. It retains traditional elements of the religion and culture, but now relies on tours, merchandising, and donations as well as the traditional Shaker industries to survive. Details.

Subjects

Shakers New Gloucester

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