Shaker Hidden Treasure

The story of a unique Shaker desk.

Was on
Sunday May 22, 2022

At the Harvard Historical Society, 215 Still River Road, Harvard MA 01451
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People were invited to admire a newly arrived Shaker Desk, on loan to the society, and learn about two special Shakers who might have used it.
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