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Ann Lee | She Inspires

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Ann Lee, the visionary leader who brought the Shakers to America, was persecuted in her native England for her religious beliefs. In 1776, she and a small group of followers settled in what is known today as the Watervliet-Shaker site. Who inspires you? Share your story #SheInspiresMeWMHT

Learn more about our second featured woman, Ann Lee:

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