Near Loudon in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Take opposite road 2.6 miles to the attractive buildings of this Utopian community organized in 1792 in the township of Canterbury. The Shakers established high standards of agricultural efficiency, craftsmanship and domestic skill for their sect and extended this worthy influence beyond the confines of the Village.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
Location. 43° 19.529′ N, 71° 28.671′ W. Marker is near Loudon, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is at the intersection of Rocky Pond Road (New Hampshire Route 106) and Shaker Road, on the right when traveling north on Rocky Pond Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Loudon NH 03307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canterbury Veterans of All Wars (approx. 4.4 miles away); Placed in Memory of Those Men and Women (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hannah Dustin (approx. 6.2 miles away); Heroum Gesta (approx. 6.2 Bridges House Governor's Residence (approx. 6.7 miles away); Henry Parkinson, A. M. (approx. 6.7 miles away); Guyette Pool (approx. 6.7 miles away); 1866 Penacook Academy 1875 (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Canterbury Shaker Village. (Submitted on May 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historic American buildings Survey Bill Finney, Photographer. (Submitted on April 28, 2020, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.