Make your own free website on

The United Society of Believers in Christs Second Appearance: Unraveling the Shaker Myth

The Cornerstones of Shakerism
Other Important Shaker Beliefs
The Rise of the Shakers
The Height of the Shakers
Decline of the Shakers
The Present and Future
Sabbathday Lake Village
Daily Schedule at Sabbathday Lake
Map of Sabbathday Lake Village
Other Villages
Fun Shaker Facts


Act One Creative. “Canterbury Shaker Village.” (accessed December 5, 2008).


Carr, Sister Frances A. Growing Up Shaker. Sabbathday Lake, Maine: 1995.


Carr, Sister Frances A. Shaker Your Plate: Of Shakers Cooks and Cooking. Sabbathday Lake, Maine: 1985.


Farber, Doris. The Perfect Life: The Shakers in America. New York: Farber, Straus and Giroux, 1974.


Hancock Shaker Village. "Hancock Shaker Village: City of Peace." (accessed December 5, 2008).


Melcher, Marguerite Fellows. The Shaker Adventure. Old Chatham, New York: The Shaker Museum, 1975.


Morse, Flo. The Shakers and the World’s People. Hanover: University Press of New England, 1980.


Morse, Flo. The Story of the Shakers. Woodstock, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 1986.


Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, “Shaker Museum and Library at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village,” (accessed December 5, 2008).


Pleasant Hill Shaker Village. “Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.” (accessed December 5, 2008).


Robinson, Charles Edson. The Shakers and Their Homes: A Concise History of The United Society of Believers Called Shakers. Somersworth, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Publishing Company, 1976.  


Skees, Suzanne. God Among the Shakers: A Search for Stillness and Faith at Sabbathday Lake. New York: Hyperion, 1998.


Stein, Stephen J. The Shaker Experience In America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992.


The Boston Globe, 2006.


The United Society of Shakers. “About the Community.” (accessed December 5, 2008).


The United Society of Shakers. “Home.”

(accessed December 5, 2008).


White, Anna, and Leila S. Taylor. Shakerism: Its Meaning and Message. Columbus, Ohio: AMS Press INC., 1904.