Americana Corner Awards $7,500 to Canterbury Shaker Village

Canterbury Shaker Village has been selected as a 2024 Americana Corner Preserving America Grant recipient with a $7,500 award to preserve ten windows in its historic Meeting House. Awarding more than $1.4 million in 2024, the Preserving America Grant Program was established to assist nonprofit organizations in telling “the incredible story” of America from its founding through its first century as a nation.

Annual Fund Campaign Underscores Importance of Shaker History

Every year, Canterbury Shaker Village engages in an Annual Fund Campaign to not just raise needed funds, but remind people of the importance of Shaker history. “The Shakers were real people,” said Maryevelyn Monty Pilotte, tour guide at the Village. “They contributed to the betterment of the world outside their communities.”