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History Fact #13
In 1753, a story was told of an immigrant family, in which seven-year-old Casper Schrack was so weak and emaciated upon arrival off the Ship Peggy that his oldest brother John carried him on his back all the way from Philadelphia to their new home on the frontier.
Just tuning in? Here’s what we’ve learned so far:
- Fact 1: Germantown
- Fact 2: Hans Herr Haus
- Fact 3: Charming Nancy
- Fact 4: Sea Burials
- Fact 5: Childbirth
- Fact 6: Lancaster County
- Fact 7: American Revolution
- Fact 8: Amish Congregations
- Fact 9: The Anabaptist
- Fact 10: Love in the 18th Century
- Fact 11: Amish in Europe
- Fact 12: Hunting
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Source: Unser Leit, The Story of the Amish