South Union Shaker Village is an incredible photographic tribute by David Toczko to one of Kentucky’s historic treasures. Within these beautiful pages, one can take a pictorial walking tour of the Village, capturing every season and nearly every time of day. More than 250 stunning color images showcase the historic structures, lifestyle, architecture, culture and scenic beauty of South Union shaker village.
Located a short drive west of Bowling Green, Kentucky, the South Union Shaker Village was a thriving community from 1807 – 1922. Although the settlement was in disuse for several decades, several original buildings have been restored and now house fine museum of Shaker artifacts, with educational tours and activities to document the Shaker way of life throughout the 19th century.
Each book will be a large 9×12-inch, hardbound “coffee-table” volume with more than200 pages, printed in full color on durable glossy paper for superior photo reproduction, a lasting testament to Shaker craftsmanship. For those who have already toured the Village, this book will serve as a source of reflection and fond remembrance of their visit.
Proceeds from the sale of this book will also help other communities and organizations preserve their history through Our American Heritage Project, a non-profit organization.