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Amish - Wikipedia


The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss Anabaptist origins. They are closely related to, but distinct ...

Pennsylvania Amish History & Beliefs | Story of the Plain Amish in ...


Learn about Pennsylvania Amish history & traditional beliefs. The community of Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish community in the ...

THE AMISH: history, beliefs, practices, etc. - Religious tolerance


Aug 8, 2004 ... The Amish movement was founded in Europe by Jacob Amman (~1644 to ~1720 CE), from whom their name is derived. In many ways, it ...

Amish History - Exploring Amish Country


Amish history tells the story of a faithful people whose enduring culture was forged in fires of hardship and persecution.

Amish History - LancasterPA.com


The history of the Amish & Mennonites of Lancaster County, PA, from their early founding in Europe in the 1600's to life in today's modern society.

WGBH American Experience . The Amish . Amish in America | PBS


An intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life, this film examines how such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, ...

The Amish: 10 things you might not know - USA Today


Aug 15, 2014 ... History The Amish have been in America for a long time. The first ones arrived in the early 18<sup>th</sup> century to escape religious persecution in ...

Amish Origins | Amish Studies


Amish Origins. Amish roots stretch back to the time of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Europe. ... Steven M. Nolt, A History of the Amish. 3rd ed.

Origins of the Old Order Amish


Dec 27, 1997 ... The Amish, called "The Plain People" or Old Order Amish, originated in Switzerland about l525. They came from a division of the Mennonites or ...

Amish - History, Significant immigration waves, Settlement patterns ...


Overview. The year 1993 marked the existence of 300 years of Amish life. Extinct in their European homeland, today they live in more than 200 settlements in 22 ...