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Micajah Burnett, (1791-1879), architect, engineer, surveyor and mathematician at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY. If you look back at old census books "Micajah" used to be a name you came across quite often, and seems to have died out in modern times. It's where we got the name Mekijah from. Not from this particular man but from the 3 "Micajahs" we found in the Clay and Harlan Co census books.
Designer. Micajah Burnett (1791-1879). Pictured on Shaker calendar for 2002: sketch of Shaker Brother Micajah Burnett, (1791-1879), architect, engineer, surveyor and mathematician at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY, by a contemporary, the naturalist Constantine Rafinesque, professor at Transylvannia University, through whose courtesy it is used.
Shaker interior, Pleasant Hill KY - doriboyd
Pleasant Hill Shaker Village - Butler Desk
These are awesome! If I'm ever rich enough to build my own house, I'm totally putting these in!
Part of my admiration for Shaker style arises in its blend of the practical and the ethereal. Hanging chairs up, out of the way, is a prime example.
I'm into shaker furniture. K, how do you feel about it? -B
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