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Restoring Shakertown [electronic resource] : the struggle to save the historic Shaker village of Pleasant Hill / Thomas Parrish ; foreword by Thomas D. Clark ; afterword by Al Smith.

By: Parrish, Thomas (Thomas D.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 172 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780813126838 (electronic bk.); 0813126835 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill | Historic preservation -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill | Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- Buildings, structures, etc | Shakers -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill -- History | Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- History | Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- Buildings, structures, etc | Pleasant Hill (Ky.) -- History | Shakers -- Kentucky -- Pleasant Hill -- History | Environmental Studies | History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Restoring Shakertown.DDC classification: 363.6/9/09769485 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-281) and index.

"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.

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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.

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