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Brethren's Workshop (1822)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1. Brethren's Workshop (1822) Marker
Inscription.

The Brethren's Shop was used by the men and boys for various crafts including shoe making and tinsmithing. The porches and dormers were added in 1930 and the building is now used by Albany County as offices.

A date stone in the basement is inscribed "This house built in 1822 by Bruster and Allen, master mason."
 
Erected by Shaker Heritage Society of Albany, New York.
 
Location. 42° 44.481′ N, 73° 48.7′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The building is located west across the street from the Meeting House/Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Meeting House Road, Albany NY 12211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaker Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wash House & Cannery (c.1858) (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters' Workshop (1840) (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Heritage Society Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Ministry Shop (1825) (within

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By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
2. Brethren's Workshop (1822) and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Garage (1920) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1816 Dwelling House (about 300 feet away); Creamery (1856) (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
More about this marker. The building is no longer in use.
 
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.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
3. Brethren's Workshop (1822)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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