Pleasant Hill Shaker Village Awaits!

Shaker Architecture at Pleasant Hill

“Begin today! No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may.  The world may need just that quality of light which you have.” — Elder Henry C. Blinn Canterbury, New Hampshire Shaker Community The new year has arrived and it won’t be long before you receive your registration brochure in the […]

The Plans Are Coming Together for EAIA’s Annual Meeting at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village, May 18th thru May 21st, 2016

Spiral staircase at the Trustee's House, Shaker Village, Pleasant Hill

The staff at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village just west of Lexington, Kentucky is very excited to be hosting EAIA’s 2016 Annual Meeting. They’ve put together special workshops, a behind the scenes tour of their collections and will allow EAIA members full access to all of the buildings housing their collection of wonderful Shaker furniture and […]

See Yourself in Pictures from Quebec City and the 2015 EAIA Annual Meeting

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Please enjoy the slideshow of some highlights from the 2015 EAIA Annual Meeting in Quebec, Canada. This slide show may take a moment to load.

A Great Time in Quebec City, the 2015 EAIA Annual Meeting

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The weather was perfect, the historic sites were fascinating, the tour guides were great, the demonstrations and displays were fun and informative and it appears everyone had a great time at the Early American Industries Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Quebec City.  One hundred and thirty-nine people attended the meeting representing 23  U.S. states, the […]

2016 EAIA Annual Meeting, May 18th-21st at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

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The Early American Industries Association is pleased to announce that our 2016 Annual Meeting will be held May 18th thru May 21st at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill near Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Pleasant Hill is the site of a Shaker community that was active from 1805 to 1910.  A preservation effort was begun in 1961 […]

What’s the Weather Like In Quebec City and What Should I Bring to the EAIA Annual Meeting?

The EAIA Annual Meeting May 13th  thru May 16th in “Quebec City, Quebec, Canada is just a few weeks away!  We hope you’re coming.  The last day to get the special room rate at the Hotel Ambassadeur is April 13th, so if you haven’t made your reservation please do it soon.  The phone number for […]

Have You Registerd Yet for the Early American Industries Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Quebec City?

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March is here, and in just over two months we’ll be congregating for the 2015 Early American Industries Association Annual Meeting in Quebec City, Canada on May 13th through May 16th, 2015.  We’ll be staying at the Ambassadeur Hotel & Suites in Quebec City.  The hotel can be reached at 1-800-363-2619.  We’ve contracted with the […]

Time is Passing! Get Ready for Quebec City – Get Your Passport or Passport Card!

Old Quebec City

Anyone from outside of Canada, including children, who plan on attending the 2015 EAIA Annual Meeting in Quebec City, Canada will need an up to date Passport or a Passport Card to enter and leave Canada. If you don’t have a passport, or yours is in need of renewal, it’s not too late. Got to […]

New Rules for Ivory & Tools Containing Ivory

Piano Keys (Cropped for Featured Image)

On February 25th, 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service enacted Director’s Order 210 restricting the importation, exportation, and sale of ivory in the U.S.  This order was reinforced in July, when President Obama issued an Executive Order committing the U.S. to step up its efforts to stop wildlife trafficking.  It’s estimated that 30,000-35,000 […]

EAIA Annual Meeting 2014: Day 4 Tool Sale, Trading Show, Auction and Banquet

Moving West -- Tools of the Western Frontier

Photo Gallery from the EAIA 2014 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh PA   Photos by Bill Rainford and Paul Van Pernis