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Author Parrish, Thomas (Thomas D.)

Title Restoring Shakertown : the struggle to save the historic Shaker village of Pleasant Hill / Thomas Parrish ; foreword by Thomas D. Clark ; afterword by Al Smith
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents "That wonderful village" -- The vision of Mother Ann -- On God's time -- The past : preserved, restored, remade? -- Nickels, dimes, and options -- "The beginning year" -- Fund-raisers : professional and otherwise -- The deal I -- "A fantastic accomplishment" -- The deal II -- "The instruction of the public" -- The restoration restored -- Pleasant Hill frescoes
Summary Founded in 1806, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, was a thriving community for much of the nineteenth century. Eventually, a steadily shrinking membership saw the gradual decline of this remarkable village, and the last remaining Shaker to reside at Pleasant Hill died in 1923. In 1961 local citizens formed a private not-for-profit organization to preserve and restore the village and interpret the rich heritage of the Pleasant Hill Shakers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-281) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Shakers -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill -- History.
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill.
Historic preservation -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill.
Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813126835 (electronic bk.)
0813137330 (electronic bk.)
9780813126838 (electronic bk.)
9780813137339 (electronic bk.)