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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Ky.

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Ky., near Harrodsburg, is the site of a Shaker religious community
that was active from 1805 to 1910. Many of the structures in the village have been restored and are
now used as an inn for lodging. The site, a National Historic Landmark, features unique Shaker architecture.
Local craftsmen and women, using tools available in the 19th century, create furniture and other items
while visitors watch. The official website for Shaker Village is http://www.shakervillageky.org .
A good history of the site is on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Hill,_Kentucky .
Double staircase
Double staircase
Spiral staircase
Spiral staircase
Shaker brooms
Shaker brooms
Bundled broomcorn
Bundled broomcorn
Broom bristles
Broom bristles
Flowing stairs
Flowing stairs
Around the curve
Around the curve
Aligned
Aligned
Time in the balance
Time in the balance
Staircase symmetry
Staircase symmetry
Parallel staircases
Parallel staircases
Arched hallway
Arched hallway
Cobbler's shop
Cobbler's shop
Hat and pegs
Hat and pegs
Buggy tour
Buggy tour
Yarn
Yarn
Colored bottles
Colored bottles
Shaker buildings
Shaker buildings
Centre Family Dwelling
Centre Family Dwelling
Shaker hat
Shaker hat
Water system
Water system
Shaker hanger
Shaker hanger
Window and shutters
Window and shutters
Shaker boxes
Shaker boxes
Old Stone Shop
Old Stone Shop
Shaker window
Shaker window
Hanging hat
Hanging hat
Sidewalk
Sidewalk
Resting place
Resting place
Walking sticks
Walking sticks
Candles
Candles