On this day in 1874, Sister Grace Dahm (at left, alongside her sister, Mary) was born. Sister Grace lived in several different Shaker communities during her life, including Mount Lebanon where this photo was taken. She died in 1958.
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  • shakermuseumOn this day in 1874, Sister Grace Dahm (at left, alongside her sister, Mary) was born. Sister Grace lived in several different Shaker communities during her life, including Mount Lebanon where this photo was taken. She died in 1958.

  • yeux_dans_le_cielIn what year was this photograph taken?
  • shakermuseum@yeux_dans_le_ciel Circa late 1930s or early 1940s.
  • jenkabatWeren't they the last sisters to leave Albany? In an interview they talked about missing the sound of planes and runway lights...
  • shakermuseum@jenkabat They were amongst the last of the Watervliet Shakers, yes; from there, they moved to Mount Lebanon, and then onto Hancock.
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