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Shakers: the techies of their time

By Tracey Teo from July 2014 Issue

Shakers: the techies of their time

Credit: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

The Shakers are credited with inventing the flat broom. In the Centre Family Dwelling at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, Tim Prosser demonstrates how the brooms were crafted by the Shakers.

At Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, visitors are intrigued by a broom-making demonstration in the Centre Family Dwelling, one of 34 historic buildings in…
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