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.

Victorian Medicine Cabinet

Family Dwelling House, 1841-1846; Enfield, New Hampshire; Moses Johnson. The Dwelling House was the Church familys's primary residence and the greatest architectural achivement of the Enfield Shakers. Its presence was imposing, as seen in this historic photo. The first floor is primarily dedicated to preparing and eating the community's meals. The second floor housed the Meeting Room as well as 4 dwelling rooms. The third and fourth floors contained 8 dwelling rooms per floor.

Furniture. Early to late 19th century. This is the motto that the Shakers lived by as they made their furniture. This is also the work standard that most studio furniture makers live by, especially those furniture makers whose sole income is through their furniture. The Shakers began the tradition of wall mounted furniture by placing pegs along the walls of their rooms in order to hang chairs and other furniture pieces when they are not in use.

img_5195.jpg.. Dollywood- replica of dolly's childhood home

Keeneland Lexington, KY...

Pleasant Hill Shaker Village, KY



Designers. Henry Green (1844-1931) Aside from his roles as community leader and chief salesman, Alfred Shaker Elder Henry was an accomplished woodworker. Visible in the picture are many oval carriers, which Elder Henry made. His greatest talent, however, was in the area of cabinetry. He made many exquisite secretaries, writing desks and sewing desks, which are still in use today at the Sabbathday Lake community.

. . . in the pantry: Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill


Shaker Style.

Shaker pantry.

Pictures from Me: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, KY

Periods and eras in English history - the later ones are also Scottish history, while the often-ignored Welsh were there most of the time (not necessarily by consent)

shaker boxes, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky