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Sep 5, 2013 - Canterbury Shaker Village

This was a very interesting stop. About all I had known about the Shakers was that they made good furniture. We learned a lot about the history of the order. The Canterbury site was one of two communities existing in what was known as the New Hampshire Bishopric. In 1782 Israel Chauncey and Ebeneezer Cooley from the Mount Lebanon village of Shakers traveled to Canterbury and converted several prominent figures of the community. The Canterbury Village was founded in 1792. The village expanded over time and in 1850 the site contained 3,000...

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Oct 8, 2009 - Home Again

Oct 6 and 7 Not much to report except lots and lots of driving for the guys and riding in the back seat for the girls. We encountered a really bad backup along the way that cost us 1 ½ hours the first day so we only made it to Wilkes Barre, PA instead of to Hagerstown, MD where we were hoping to stop. That meant that our final day of travel was very, very long – 681 miles. I DO NOT recommend that to anyone!!! We all arrived back at Jan and Skip’s in Maggie Valley exhausted but still friends. Oct 8 Rick and I had breakfast with Jan and Skip...

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