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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Address: 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY
Phone Number: 1800 734 5611
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Simple wooden buildings, stone fences and horse-drawn carriages exist as living monuments to what...
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Simple wooden buildings, stone fences and horse-drawn carriages exist as living monuments to what was originally founded as a utopian community 200 years ago. You can tour and even stay overnight.
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Cavalier
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The food here is so nice and home style and the staff is friendly as can be. Nice historic location too.

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Asheville, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We visited for two nights, and enjoyed the full day in between. Totally agree with the other reviews...if you enjoy the simple elegance and craftsmanship of days of yore, the Shakers offered the best. (Why not go ahead and create heaven on Earth...since no one knows what comes next?) Enjoyed a good night's sleep in a family suite that had... More 

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Harrodsburg, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If you enjoy magnificant old buildings and incredible scenery then Shaker Village is a must visit while in central Kentucky. The Shakers were master craftsmen as evidenced by the buildings they constructed. These buildings are very much like the structures you see in Europe. They will be standing and still impressive many generations from now. One thing many people miss... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Holiday Tea Superb....A must esp if you wanna be put or wht to enhance your holiday spirits Shaker Village awaits you and yours.....

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Stanford, Kentucky, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have eaten several times at Shakertown but never knew they had so many walking trails. When we were there we even seen horse riders enjoying the riding trails. You could make a whole day hiking and then go eat at the restaurant.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited Pleasant Hill on a somewhat rainy and windy day with the intention of having dinner at the main house. We spent an hour or two walking around the grounds and took in the history around the sight, and enjoyed the many demonstrations that were available. This was a fascinating place and well worth the time it took to... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

On a gorgeous fall day we stopped by the Shaker Village of Pleasant HIll. The ongoing restoration of the many original buildings as well as demonstrations of various crafts and farm practices of the religious community known as Shakers was fascinating. We enjoyed the various talks given by the docents and even got up close and personal with the two... More 

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Restaurant was nice. Food was good. Wait staff was great. I loved how they had the place decorated. Would recommend if you've never been.

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Davis, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I attended a Middle Earth event hosted at Shaker Village. The rooms were very charming, the food was delicious and the staff was absolutely amazing...super friendly and helpful. I look forward to the next event there.

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Bonnyville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't miss the perfectly prepared, delicious, (and grown at Shaker Village) meals. The craft shops are overflowing with holiday gifts for friends and family. A unique get a way and a fabulous step into history. Put some simplicity back into your life.

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