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Last Living Shakers Authorize N.H. Craftsman To Produce Iconic Chair



For the first time in their history, the Shakers at Sabbathday Lake in Maine have authorized production of an authentic Alfred Shaker Chair. While the Shakers will oversee the process, the actual chair will be made by Adam Nudd-Homeyer of Sandwich [Adam's story can be heard here].
The village at Sabbathday Lake itself is not surprising. An 18th century New England colony of red barns and white meeting houses clustered around a four story homestead where the last 3 living Shakers in the world reside.
If the village is what you'd expect to find - the Shakers themselves are not. Michael Graham - who is not a Shaker - is the Director at Sabbathday Lake. ...see original coverage...