Renewable Energy at the City of Peace: Shaker Water Power and Archaeology Tour

Sponsored by Hancock Shaker Village

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Hancock Shaker Village Visitor Center
34 Lebanon Mountain Road,
Pittsfield, MA
United States

This “Green Tour” will focus on the Hancock Shakers’ 19th-century water power technology and other examples of renewable energy at the Village.  Included will be a demonstration of the 1858 waterpower turbine, and an easy/moderate level hike to the Village’s North Family archaeological sites to view ruins of Shaker mill buildings and dams.  Clothing and footwear appropriate for walking in fields and woods is required.


Admission: Free hike, if participants also wish to tour the rest of the Village on their own, regular admission fees apply (Adults: $18, Youth: $8, Children (12 and under): Free)


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