I'll have much more to say about this later, but I just visited the Pleasant Hill Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, KY. The village itself is great beyond explanation. I'll write a real post about it, with some photos, in the near future. Here's a taste:
These photos were taken by Chris Vesper of Vesper Tools. Thanks, Chris! You should definitely check out his incredible work. And thanks, Ground Effects Coffee House, for the free wifi!