Museum Hires New Garden Coordinator

Susan Quinlan To Be New Garden Coordinator Canaan resident Susan Quinlan was hired recently to be the new Garden Coordinator at Enfield Shaker Museum. Members and visitors may remember meeting…

Call For Papers: Spring Shaker Forum

The Enfield Shaker Museum’s Annual Spring Forum on the Shakers will be held April 21st-23rd, 2023. The Museum is seeking proposals for papers and presentations for the weekend. Preference will…

Education For All

  Dear Friends, In August 1892, Enfield Shaker Eldress and Church Family schoolteacher Mary Ella Briggs described her school’s closing ceremony: “One speaker told the scholars they had the cosiest,…

Ann Lee and the Rights of Women

On October 18,1893, the Enfield Shakers celebrated the community’s centennial with a day of speeches and sermons in the 1793 Meeting House. One of these commemorative addresses was delivered by...

Tuesday Tour: Shaker Attics

Join our Museum Education Coordinator for a video tour of Shaker attics. We will explore the attics of several buildings at the Museum while discussing architectural details and the roles...
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