South Union Shaker Village..

¬†¬†I have visited and posted about Pleasant Hill Shaker Village many times here on RJsCorner but never about it’s sister village at South Union. ¬†Unfortunately it did not have the fortunate fate of Pleasant Hill so most of the buildings and even the graveyard was destroyed. ¬†But there is enough there to appreciate its unique beauty. This post will concentrate on some of the rural … Continue reading South Union Shaker Village..

Pleasant Hill — Revisited (again_

Just outside of Lexington Kentucky is my favorite historical village called “Pleasant Hill Shaker Village”.¬† I simply can’t get enough of that place. Whenever I start feeling tension for whatever reason I think of escaping there for a few days. I think I have been there about a half a dozen times now but have really lost count. Staying in the actual rooms where Shakers … Continue reading Pleasant Hill — Revisited (again_

The American Craftsman…

Pleasant Hill Shaker Village, KY – The American Craftsman The American craftsman as depicted in the photo above is as much responsibly for our country becoming what it is as anything else.¬† We are a nation of immigrants and each of them brought their own skills to make a life in this country.¬† Unlike most of Europe from which they came have no aristocracy to … Continue reading The American Craftsman…