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Grave Matters
Photo: Ben Garver

“I saw them … just lined up and stacked, all cobwebby and in dim lighting. They were clearly so beautiful — hand-carved and quarried locally. They are beautiful objects that are reminders that the Shakers’ goal was not to complete something, but to make it as perfect as possible.”

— Jennifer Trainer Thompson, director and CEO, Hancock Shaker Village. Read more.