This was made last October at Hancock Shaker Village. I wish they opened the grounds there in winter. I’d love to snowshoe around and make some photos of the barns and buildings in winter.
These images were made last week at Hancock Shaker Village in Western Massachusetts.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Frye’s Measure Mill has been water powered since the 1850’s. They continue to fashion round and oval pantry boxes, measures, and piggins (like a wooden ladle) as they have done for years. The also reproduce Shaker boxes using the panstaking methods pioneered by the Shakers themselves. I hope to return on a Satudray this summer or fall and take a tour of the manufacturing process. More photos are below.