The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss
Anabaptist origins. They are closely related to, but distinct ...
Learn about Pennsylvania Amish history & traditional beliefs. The community of
Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish community in the ...
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.
America's Historical Newspapers. A 1918 headline. Late Spring, 1917. The U.S.
begins a national conscription service; some Amish boys receive exemptions for
Aug 16, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Read a brief history of the Amish in America, from their origins as Anabaptists to
Amish settlement in almost 20 states.
Mar 17, 2015 ... Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions Bowker, John (ed.) Amish. The Amish
are members of an Anabaptist Christian denomination who are ...
Amish & Mennonite History. The Amish and Mennonite groups emerged from the
Anabaptist movement during the 16th-century Protestant Reformation in ...