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Pennsylvania Dutch


The Pennsylvania Dutch are a cultural group formed by early German-speaking immigrants to ... During the Middle Ages the use of "Dutch" in English referred to West Germanic speakers of con...

Amish History - LancasterPA.com


The history of the Amish & Mennonites of Lancaster County, PA, from their ... The Plain People trace their origin back to the Protestant Reformation in Europe, ... To avoid this persecution many fled to the mountains of Switzerland and southern ...

Pennsylvania Amish History & Beliefs - Discover Lancaster


The community of Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish ... to the 16th century Reformation in Europe, when the Anabaptist movement spurred ... and many others fled to the mountains of Switzerland and southern Germany.

History | PHMC > Pennsylvania Agricultural History Project


Historic Agricultural Resources of Pennsylvania c 1700-1960 ... Immigrants from eastern and southern Europe acquired farms by the twentieth century. .... They cured the crop in New England style or Lancaster County style tobacco barns.

ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History


European immigrants continued to flock to the colony to farm its rich soil, ... international trade with the West Indian sugar plantations, southern Europe, and  ...

Pennsylvania Emigration and Immigration Genealogy ...


Jun 9, 2016 ... The first permanent European settlers in Pennsylvania were the Swedes and ... Many Scotch-Irish eventually moved into southern states such as ... York migrated to Pennsylvania and settled in Berks and Lancaster counties.

European Eyeware


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Lancaster County leads Pennsylvania's tobacco business | CPBJ


Sep 25, 2015 ... As fall approaches, Lancaster farmers are busy harvesting one of the ... European buyers have an interest in organic tobacco and high-quality crops. ... A lot of chewing tobacco heads to the southern U.S. Certain grades of ...

Overview of Our County & Region - LancasterHistory.org


Pennsylvania's "first western county" would test the genius of English ... nearly every national, religious and ethnic group from northwestern Europe who, in turn. .... were established in northwestern and southern Lancaster County to minister to ...

Lancaster, PA (17573) Forecast | Weather Underground


Get the latest forecast for weather in Lancaster PA along with updates about temperature, humidity, weather radar and more on Weather Underground.

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Pennsylvania German | people | Britannica.com


Emigrating from southern Germany (Palatinate, Bavaria, Saxony, etc.) ... association with Lancaster (in Lancaster (Pennsylvania, United States)); cuisine ( in relish); ethnic groups of U.S. (in United States: Ethnic European Americans); folk art ...

Pennsylvania History


When first discovered by Europeans, Pennsylvania, like the rest of the continent, ... the Conestoga Indians who were massacred in 1763 in Lancaster County. ... in the 18th century, settling in southern New York, and eventually moved west with ...

History - Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce


Local History of Southern Lancaster County, PA. ... is the oldest surviving dwelling place of European settlers in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.