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Albany in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shaker Garage (1920)

 
 
Shaker Garage (1920) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1. Shaker Garage (1920) Marker
Inscription.  

By 1920, automobiles had become both necessary and fashionable. The Shakers never hesitated to adopt new technology that would make life easier and more efficient. They built this concrete garage for their Packard automobilies [sic].
 
Erected by Shaker Heritage Society of Albany, New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 44.487′ N, 73° 48.641′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Garage and marker are about 100 feet east of the Meeting House/Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Meeting House Road, Albany NY 12211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaker Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ministry Shop (1825) (within shouting distance of this marker); Brethren's Workshop (1822) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sisters' Workshop (1840) (about 300 feet away); Shaker Heritage Society Garden

Shaker Garage (1920) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
2. Shaker Garage (1920) and Marker
(about 300 feet away); 1816 Dwelling House (about 300 feet away); Wash House & Cannery (c.1858) (about 400 feet away); Creamery (1856) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .
1. Watervliet Shaker Historic District on the Shaker Historic Trail. (Submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Shaker Heritage Society of Albany, New York. (Submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Shaker Heritage Society of Albany, New York on Facebook. (Submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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