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    • Spiral staircase at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 1940.

    • Interiors; Architecture; Spiral stairs; Stairways; Historic sites; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • A view looking upwards from the ground level of a spiral staircase in a building at Shakertown in Pleasant Hill, Ky. The town was an active Shaker religious community from 1805 to 1910. The buildings and property at Shakertown then passed into...
    • West Family Dwelling at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 1940.

    • Buildings; Houses; Architecture; Dwellings; Historic sites; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.; Women
    • Exterior view of the West Family Dwelling building at Shakertown in Pleasant Hill, Ky. Two women wearing dresses and bonnets sit reading on the steps that lead up to the building. Built in 1821, the brick two story building has two doorways flanked...
    • Woman in bedroom at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 1940.

    • Women; Interiors; Bedrooms; Furniture; Historic sites; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • An interior view of a bedroom in a building at Shakertown in Pleasant Hill, Ky. A woman wearing a dress, apron, scarf, and bonnet sits next to a fireplace in a rocking chair working on a blanket. The room is sparsely decorated with a bed, two small...
    • Foyer in building at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 1940.

    • Interiors; Architecture; Stairways; Spinning apparatus; Spinning machinery; Historic sites; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • An interior view of a building at Shakertown in Pleasant Hill, Ky. Two staircases run parallel along two walls within the foyer of the building. A spinning wheel is visible in background near two doorways. Arched entries lead to rooms off of the...
    • View in Shakertown.

    • Women; Boys; Dwellings; Houses; Stone buildings; Hitching posts; Windmills; Dirt roads; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • Several women wearing dark dresses and white bonnets stand in the front yard of a large white stone house. Another woman stands on a stone platform at the gate of a picket fence that apparently runs the length of a row of houses. A boy stands on...
    • Old Shaker mill.

    • Women; Men; Mills; Streams; Religious communities; Shakers
    • A man and four women stand spaced apart behind a wooded stream which is in front of the old Shaker mill, a three-story building with a stone first floor and wood upper floors. The women wear dark dresses and white bonnets.
    • Scene in Shakertown.

    • Women; Dwellings; Houses; Stone buildings; Wooden buildings; Religious communities; Shakers; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • At the left of the photograph is a large three-story wood house; at right are two two-story houses closely spaced (the house furthest to the right is stone; the middle house, set a little farther back, is wood). A row of bare trees, a one board...
    • Shakers/Kentucky/U.S.A.

    • Shaker women; Shakers; Pleasant Hill (Ky.); Lee, Ann, 1736-1784
    • This Honor Quilt block was designed and stitched by Cathy Anderson. I am a professional needlewoman and have sold my wares through the restored Shaker village at Pleasant Hill. I am currently President of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Embroiderers'...

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