On July 17, 2021, Hancock Shaker Village will open the site of the former South Family to visitors for the first time in the museum’s history. Historian of Shakerism Stephen J. Paterwic, a member of the museum’s Collections Committee, was asked to research this little studied Shaker family. The results of his efforts will be used by Hancock Shaker Village staff to interpret the site, they are published in full below.
American Communal Societies Quarterly
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