Shaker Bridge Opens Saturday – Join In the Festivities

New Bridge Ready for Opening

After two years, residents and visitors of Enfield NH will once again be able to use the Shaker Bridge that connects Town of Enfield to North Enfield over Lake Mascoma. On Saturday, September 15, 11:00 am – 1 pm the official Dedication takes place with officials on hand and an historic walk across the new bridge and an open house at the Shaker Museum.
The original Shaker Bridge was built in 1849 to get goods produced by the Shakers to the railroad in North Enfield. In 1938, the bridge was taken out by a hurricane and in 1940; the residents of Enfield dedicated a new bridge with 1,500 people in attendance including Governor Francis P. Murphy and guest of honor Enfield Shaker Sister Margaret Appleton.

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