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Room interior at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire

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Room interior at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire

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The historic site and museum preserves a site that was one of a number of Shaker communities founded in the 19th century. The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more commonly known as the Shakers, is a millenarian restorationist Christian sect founded in the 18th century in England. They were initially known as "Shaking Quakers" because of their ecstatic behavior during worship services.
Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-10).
Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Credit line: Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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1700 - 1799
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canterbury
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