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History Fact #8
In 1861, Bishop David Beiler recalled that the first nine Amish congregations in America were named: Conestoga, Northkill, Big Valley, Chester, Tulpehocken, Reading, Glades, Conemaugh, and Casselman River.
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
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Source: Unser Leit, The Story of the Amish