The Heritage Center has an extensive collection of antique tools, shaker artifacts, antique maps and documents on display. The center also has information and maps for historic, cultural and recreational places to visit in the area.
[1895-96] Designed by the noted architect Ernest Flagg, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and lies in the idyllic Cemetery of the Evergreens. The Cemetery of the Evergreens is a beautiful shaded memorial park with many walks; worth a visit in its own right. The inscription reads: "I still trust the people".
Visit the Heritage Center to obtain an area map and directions to this monument.
The rare medicinal herbs growing in this highly-scenic wetland were used by the Mohican Indians, the Shakers, and the Tilden Company.
A fundraising campaign is underway to preserve the swamp and to provide public access and walkways. For more information visit www.shakerswamp.org