Grave Matters: Shakers had unique cem...

Grave Matters: Shakers had unique cemetery traditions - The Adv...

There are 1 comment on the Advocate Weekly story from Oct 14, 2009, titled Grave Matters: Shakers had unique cemetery traditions - The Adv.... In it, Advocate Weekly reports that:

Photo by Judith Fairweather In keeping with their emphasis on communal living and simplicity, many Shaker societies decided to move away from individual grave markers and use a single monument instead, like this one located in the Church and North families' graveyard at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village.

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Jerle

Schenectady, NY

#1 Oct 16, 2009
Great story! One small point: the remains of Lyndon Bates Jr ARE in fact interred at that plot. For more on this amazing man go to:

http://mysterious-hills.blogspot.com/2006/08/...

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