GoEscape by USA Today — Utopia Reborn

Revisit the lives of the vanishing Shakers in Kentucky, Summer 2017.

In the 18th century, America was a place of opportunity, attracting tens of thousands of people from around the world for its promise of work, land and independence. One small group — members of a religion known as the Shakers — is nearly defunct today, but its austere way of life (and their design aesthetic) left an impact.

And nowhere is their lifestyle more beautifully preserved than in the rolling hills of Kentucky at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

Read the full story at https://shelleyseale.com/goescapesummer2017/


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