All Souls Are Created Equal

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: 1848 Meeting House (adjacent to Albany Airport off Heritage Lane)
  • Cost: $5
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Lectures

The Shakers subscribed to the ideals of racial equality, something that was not accepted by a majority of their contemporaries. From accepting converts from the African American community, to participating in the Underground Railroad, the Albany Shakers demonstrated one of the basic beliefs of Shakerism: equality. Join us as Shaker Heritage Society director Starlyn D’Angelo gives a lecture exploring the stories and experiences of African American Shakers in honor of Black History Month.


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