The Shakers at Mount Lebanon led the largest and most successful Utopian communal society in America for 160 years, from 1787 to 1947.
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.READ MORE
ACCESSING MOUNT LEBANON
The grounds and trails at the Historic Mount Lebanon Site are free and open to the public year-round.
The site hosts special events, workshops, and programs throughout the year.VIEW UPCOMING EVENTS
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.CONTACT US
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.READ MORE