Near Pittsfield in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Hancock Shaker Village
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
Erected 1968 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1935.
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 Town of New Lebanon War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away in New York); Lafayette's Tour (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). 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.)
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 174 times since then and 19 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.