Shaker Dam Coffeehouse

2 Main St, West Stockbridge, MA 01266, USA

When National Geographic photographer John Stanmeyer opened the Shaker Dam Coffeehouse & Stanmeyer Gallery in a nineteenth-century house in West Stockbridge in 2013, it instantly became a local favorite. The social justice–driven cafe serves ethically sourced, expertly prepared Counter Culture coffee and tasty goodies, while the upstairs is a gallery that displays Stanmeyer’s stunning photography. Shaker Dam also hosts frequent readings and other events to bring the community together, and the wood-burning stove makes it particularly cozy in winter. Stanmeyer himself can be found hanging out when he’s not off covering the migrant crisis in Europe or holy week in Jerusalem.

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Shaker Dam Coffeehouse & Stanmeyer Gallery

When National Geographic photographer John Stanmeyer opened the Shaker Dam Coffeehouse & Stanmeyer Gallery in a nineteenth-century house in West Stockbridge in 2013, it instantly became a local favorite. The social justice–driven cafe serves ethically sourced, expertly prepared Counter Culture coffee and tasty goodies, while the upstairs is a gallery that displays Stanmeyer’s stunning photography. Shaker Dam also hosts frequent readings and other events to bring the community together, and the wood-burning stove makes it particularly cozy in winter. Stanmeyer himself can be found hanging out when he’s not off covering the migrant crisis in Europe or holy week in Jerusalem.

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