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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 ...

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.

Timeline . The Amish . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


America's Historical Newspapers. A 1918 headline. Late Spring, 1917. The U.S. begins a national conscription service; some Amish boys receive exemptions for  ...

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


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

History of the Amish Settlements and Orders in America - Pittsburgh


Read a brief history of the Amish in America, from their origins as Anabaptists to Amish settlement in almost 20 states.

Amish - ReligionFacts


Mar 17, 2015 ... Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions Bowker, John (ed.) Amish. The Amish are members of an Anabaptist Christian denomination who are ...

The Amish in Elkhart County, Northern Indiana | Amish Country


Amish & Mennonite History. The Amish and Mennonite groups emerged from the Anabaptist movement during the 16th-century Protestant Reformation in ...

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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 ...

THE AMISH: History in the U.S. and Canada - Religious tolerance


Aug 24, 2012 ... THE AMISH: History in the U.S. and Canada. ... of immigration had ceased by 1770. The Amish initially settled in three areas of Pennsylvania: ...

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.