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.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden (approx. 7 miles away); Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 (approx. 7 miles away); Daniel Webster's First Law Office (approx. 7.1 miles away); Birthplace of Gen. John A. Dix (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Webster Homestead (approx. 7.2 miles away); Birthplace of Hon. Moody Currier (approx. 7.2 miles away); Air Force History in New Hampshire (approx. 8 miles away); First Session of the Legislature at Concord (approx. 8.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Canterbury Shaker Village
2. Shaker Historic Trail, an NPS Travel Itinerary. (Submitted on May 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. 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.