Friday, Saturday + Sundays, September-October @ 11:30 am + 2:30 pm
Tour: Last Rides: Shaker Funeral Practices
Explore the death rites and rituals of the Shakers on this tour that will guide take you to the 1811 Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
In a religion where spiritual symbolism was based in simplicity, practicality, and the shunning of waste and excess, funerary practices could be hotly debated. These and other factors combined to create burial practices that differ in many ways from those we may be familiar with today.
Price: $5 for ages 6+
Adult supervision required for all children under the age of 16.
Tickets are available for purchase the day of your visit at the Welcome Center. Please call 1-800-734-5611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.