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Near Pittsfield in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hancock Shaker Village

 
 
Hancock Shaker Village NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
1. Hancock Shaker Village NHL Marker
Inscription.  

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1968


 
Erected 1968 by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 42° 25.823′ N, 73° 20.341′ W. Marker is near Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is in the entry portal leading to the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1843 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield MA 01201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shaker Color (a few steps from this marker); Hancock Shaker Village: Powered by the Sun for Over 200 Years
Hancock Shaker Village NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
2. Hancock Shaker Village NHL Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Town of New Lebanon War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away in New York); Mohican Blessing Fountain (approx. 3.8 miles away in New York); Sgt. Glenn R. Allison (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sergeant Edward J. Burns (approx. 4.3 miles away); Veteran of the Year (approx. 4.3 miles away); Roman Walter Sadlowski (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Shakers: A Brief History. (Submitted on June 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Shakers at Hancock Shaker Village. (Submitted on June 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Hancock Shaker Village image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
3. Hancock Shaker Village
The site's hallmark Round Stone Barn is in the distance
Hancock Shaker Village Dwelling Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
4. Hancock Shaker Village Dwelling Building
Hancock Shaker Village Round Stone Barn image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
5. Hancock Shaker Village Round Stone Barn
Hancock Shaker Village Laundry and Machine Shop image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
6. Hancock Shaker Village Laundry and Machine Shop
Hancock Shaker Village Poultry House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
7. Hancock Shaker Village Poultry House
Hancock Shaker Village Tannery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
8. Hancock Shaker Village Tannery
Hancock Shaker Village Sisters' Dairy and Weave Shop image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2018
9. Hancock Shaker Village Sisters' Dairy and Weave Shop
Hancock Shaker Village Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
10. Hancock Shaker Village Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on June 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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