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Shaker Museum

Historic Mount Lebanon Site

ABOUT MOUNT LEBANON

The Shaker village at Mount Lebanon was the most important Shaker site in America.

From this central community developed the Shakers’ ideals of equality of labor, gender, and race, as well as communal property, freedom, and pacifism.

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ACCESSING MOUNT LEBANON

The grounds and trails at the Historic Mount Lebanon Site are free and open to the public year-round.

202 Shaker Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125

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ONGOING WORK

Preservation of the buildings and grounds at the Historic Mount Lebanon Site is made possible by people like you. Please consider donating your time or making a gift.

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OUR SECOND CAMPUS

The museum's Administrative Campus and Research Library are located on the original site of the Shaker Museum in Old Chatham, NY. It is open by appointment to researchers.

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.