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The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships, closely related to but distinct from Mennonite churches, with whom ...

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.


Aug 8, 2004 ... The Amish: history, beliefs, practices, conflicts, diseases, etc.

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.

Not to be confused with the term anti-Baptist, these Anabaptist Christians challenged the reforms of Martin Luther and others during the Protestant Reformation, rejecting infant baptism in favor of baptism (or re-baptism) as believing adults. Later known as the Mennoni... More »
By Albrecht Powell, About.com Guide

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.

Timeline . The Amish . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


A timeline of the Amish in America, 1682-2011. Although the first Amish arrived in America in the mid 1700s, the European Anabaptist movement began well ...

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


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 states and ...

The Pennsylvania Center for the Book - Amish History Timeline


Amish History: A Timeline. By Jon Guss, Fall 2007. Jan 15, 1525- Dissenters in Z rich baptize each other. Anabaptist movement is born (Anabaptist, roughly ...

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 ...

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Q: Amish history and German Lutheran history in the USA, can you tel...
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Q: During which period in history did the Amish have their start?
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