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Travel South Planner 2017

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47 W W W . T R A V E L S O U T H U S A . C O M SHAKER VILL AGE OF PLEAS ANT HILL Harrodsburg , Kentucky Spread across 3,000 acres of rolling Kentucky countryside, Shaker Village was once home to the third-largest Shaker commu- nity in the country. Today, Shaker Village often uses social media platforms like Instagram to con- nect modern crowds with the property's rich history. "We're trying to tell Shaker stories in a contemporary way," said Rebecca Redding, creative marketing manager for the village. During the fall of 2016, the vil- lage opened a Shaker Selfi e exhibit, which demonstrates how self-doc- umentation was just as important to past cultures as it is today, although modern technology has made it easier. With black-and-white pho- Photos cour tesy Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill SHAKER VILLAGE OF PLEASANT HILL It's not all moonlight and magnolias in Mississippi. We are the creative, complex place where rock 'n' roll was born and the civil rights movement was sparked. A land fertile with imagination, here you can experience the roots of American pop culture in state-of-the-art museums. Our historic homes and downtown districts guarantee a taste of Mississippi's signature hospitality, and maybe a little moonlight and magnolias, too. Take a trip through the past and experience the future at " TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD, YOU MUST FIRST understand a place like Mississippi. " -William Faulkner

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