Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg

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Experience life in a 17th-century Shaker religious community at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Active from 1805 to 1910 as the site of Shaker life, the community has been preserved to reflect its history. As you wander through the homes, you'll have the chance to read the inhabitants' stories and catch demonstrations on activities like broom-making or woodworking. The group's vision for sustainable land use can be seen through more than 404 hectares (1,000 acres) of native prairie and wildflowers and in the working farm and gardens. Learn about the Shakers on a tour of the village and get a feel for how their values have inspired generations after them. To visit Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill on your trip to Harrodsburg, use our Harrodsburg trip builder site.
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  • We visited this beautiful place, and after one visit knew we were going to need memberships! The grounds are gorgeous, plenty of hiking trail and peace. You can enjoy wildlife and watch farm... 
    We visited this beautiful place, and after one visit knew we were going to need memberships! The grounds are gorgeous, plenty of hiking trail and peace. You can enjoy wildlife and watch farm...  more »
  • It was a picture perfect day for visiting Shakertown. We arrived early and was given a schedule of tours and a map of the area. We were able to explore many of the buildings and took a total of 4... 
    It was a picture perfect day for visiting Shakertown. We arrived early and was given a schedule of tours and a map of the area. We were able to explore many of the buildings and took a total of 4...  more »
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  • It was so much fun to come visit here. The views are phenomenal. The staff are all super friendly and kind. The farm-to-table restaurant is fantastic. This place is just super special. It's also very interesting to learn about the Shaker Village and its history!
  • There are not enough stars on this site to convey how amazing this place is! Between their historic property to their wonderful restaurant and staff (seriously, ask for Kelly she was amazing too!), everything about this place perfection. They had live music tonight, Carrie and Taylor are always the best addition to any event, but tonight I couldn't have asked for better. Get the buttermilk pie it is out of this world.

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