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To Close Shaker Colony

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TO CLOSE SHAKER COLONY.
Union Village Property said to be Worth Between $400,000 and $1,000,000.

PITTSFIELD, MASS., May 23. - The Mount Lebanon Ministry, the head of all Shakers in this country, is on its way from Pittsfield to Union Village, Ohio, to settle the financial affairs of the Shaker colony in that place, which has property worth between $400,000 and $1,000,000.
The Ministry includes two women, Eldresses Harriet Bullard and Catherine Allen of Mount Lebanon, N.Y.
The real estated of the Ohio Colony, including 4,000 acres of choice farm lands, is to be sold.

Source: The New York Times, May 24, 1911

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Arne H Trelvik
19 October 2008


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