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Canterbury Shaker Village

Take a step back in time...

...experience 200 years of the Shaker way of life. Visit 22 original buildings situated on a rolling hilltop surrounded by open fields, woodlots and ponds. An informative and fascinating guided tour will introduce the customs, inventions, furniture, architecture, and values of this utopian society. Watch crafts being made in the Shaker tradition including oval boxes, brooms, poplarware, and dovetailed totes. Explore the botanical garden and three easily accessible nature trails to mill ponds, archeological remains of old mills, and dam sites.

Greenwood's Restaurant serves lunch daily and brunch Sunday.  Browse through the unique gift shop offering Shaker reproduction furniture, an extensive collection of Shaker books and tapes, and NH handcrafts.


For more information about the Canterbury Shaker Village, call (603) 783-9511.