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

Mother Ann Lee

1736 - 1784

 
 
Mother Ann Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1. Mother Ann Lee Marker
Inscription.  

First leader of the Shakers, a celibate Christian community.
Their first settlement was in what is now Colonie.

 
Erected by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. 42° 44.359′ N, 73° 48.693′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is about 700 feet south of the Shaker Heritage Society's 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 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brethren's Workshop (1822) (about 700 feet away); Wash House & Cannery (c.1858) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shaker Garage (1920) (approx. 0.2 miles away); America's First Shaker Settlement (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Mother Ann Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 19, 2016
2. Mother Ann Lee Marker
Sisters' Workshop (1840) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ministry Shop (1825) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shaker Heritage Society Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Mother Ann Lee: Leader of the Shakers. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ann Lee, A Woman of Great Faith. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Shaker Heritage Society of Albany, New York. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Mother Ann Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
3. Mother Ann Lee Marker
Looking west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 16, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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