May Calendar Raffle–Fun Facts and Winners

Welcome to the announcement page for the Museum’s 2021 “Spring Forward” May Calendar Raffle! Winners are announced here daily at noon, along with Fun Shaker Facts. So check back every day in May for even more fun! In the video below we are BEYOND excited to announce our May 31…

A Sign Post

Really, this is a post about signs. (I couldn’t resist the pun.) There are physical signs, like the new building signs now proudly displayed on many of the Museum’s buildings. Earlier this week I spent a lovely evening, before twilight, walking the grounds and taking these images, thinking about the…

In Memoriam: Gregory Schwarz, 1951-2020

In the very first year of Enfield Shaker Museum’s existence, when then-director Carolyn Smith’s desk was a folding table in the Great Stone Dwelling’s front hall, a young historian walked in to introduce himself. That young historian was Greg Schwarz, and the Museum is all the richer for his friendship…

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