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Where are all the Amish?

by David Rettig
August 6, 2014
Over the years this has been a frequent question of visitors to the Amana Colonies.  Many visitors come to the Colonies with the misconception of finding an Amish Community.  Quite simply put the Amana Colonies are not Amish and no Amish have ever lived here. While both groups (the Amana Colonies and the Amish) are religious based groups and both came to the USA seeking…