Hancock Shaker Village in Western Mass.

Hancock was the third of 19 Shaker villages established between 1783 and 1836 on land given by a convert to the Shakers. The village peaked with 300 people in the 1830s with six communal families. In 1960 this village became an historic site with 20 original buildings on 1,200 acres.

Click on each of the red marked site to see a photo of it. If you want to see all the photos of these buildings with interior scenes on one page, go to photos.

Map source: The City of Peace, Hancock Shaker Village brochure, July 2003.