Canaan, New Hampshire
Culture, History
The Museum originated on the second floor of the Academy building on Canaan Street. It opened Saturday, August 19, 1961 with an exhibit of pictures, antique furniture and other items of historical significance. During the Bicentennial weekend more than 30O.people attended the opening.
Medora Nutter and Martha Stevens were Co-Chairman for the event.
Enfield, New Hampshire
History, Historic House, Specialized
People visiting Enfield Shaker Museum are at once struck by its beauty and spirituality. This unique site is nestled between Lake Mascoma and Mount Assurance, with eight historic buildings. The Great Stone Dwelling, completed in 1841, may be the Shakers' most significant architectural achievement, with 20 rooms for overnight stays to enhance the visitors' experience.