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Shaker Centre Family Dwelling House, North side of Village Road, North of U.S. Route 68, Pleasant Hill, Mercer County, KY



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Location
North of U.S. Route 68, Pleasant Hill, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS KY-20-12
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-12).
Building/structure dates: 1817 initial construction
National Register Number: 71000353
Significance: This building, it is said, bears the stamp of the old Pennsylvania brick houses, and contains twenty-two rooms; two of which are in the attic. There are five rooms, or compartments, in the basement. The stone used in this building was quarried from the hills; the brick fired on the place, and the timber cut from the surrounding forest. No brick or stone has become loose, nor have the floors the least appearance of warping. The newel posts of the stairs are as solid today as when erected.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Lodging Houses
Taverns (inns)


Related Names
Shakers


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Theodore Webb, Photographer, Feb. 2, 1934 FRONT AND SIDE (SOUTHEAST)
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Theodore Webb, Photographer, Feb. 2, 1934 GENERAL VIEW (NORTHWEST)
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 EAST ENTRANCE DETAIL
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 SOUTH (MAIN) ENTRANCE DETAIL
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer August 24, 1940 BASEMENT DETAIL, LOOKING NORTH
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Theodore Webb, Photographer, Feb. 2, 1934 DETAIL OF HEATING STOVE
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM SOUTH
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 SOUTH ELEVATION FROM SOUTHWEST
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 EAST (SIDE) ELEVATION AND NORTH (REAR) ELEVATION FROM NORTHEAST
13. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 WEST (SIDE) ELEVATION FROM WEST
14. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 ENTRANCE DOOR, WINDOW AND BRICK BOND DETAIL, IRON STAIR RAIL, EAST REAR
15. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 DETAIL OF IRON STAIR RAIL, REAR STEP ON EAST SIDE
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 STAIRS, VIEW FROM NORTH
17. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April 1963 FIREPLACE, FIRST FLOOR, SOUTHWEST ROOM, WEST WALL
18. SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
19. SOUTH ELEVATION
20. SOUTH ELEVATION, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE


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