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There's more than one century at play here. Explore our back roads and byways, farm lanes and riverbanks, and you'll find yourself enjoying a past that's still vibrantly present along with all the excitement of today's adventures and attractions. That's really the magical part. Enjoy the fun of two worlds in one. Lancaster County the Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Faith in moral principles, in virtue, and the spirit of God, is as necessary for the guidance of a man, as instinct is for the guidance of an animal. PA Dutch Country.com
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This was the main intersection in the heart of Lancaster County before time caught up to this region. The word intercourse was used instead of intersection; it was a place of interaction. You had to pass through here going to any major cities. Today it is full of locally owned shops displaying many locally made crafts of the Amish.
Shops of Kitchen Kettle Village
If the horse drawn buggy is black, it is Old Order Mennonite, if the buggy is grey, it is Amish. These groups are also known as conservative Anabaptists. The children speak Pennsylvania Dutch long before being taught the English language. When old enough, they are taught the English language in private creation based schools. Mennonite Information Center
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
- Pros:Life moves at a slightly slower pace in this part of the world, graced by a beautiful landscape.
- Cons:The region is visited by over five million people each year.
- In a nutshell:History liked it so much here, it never left.
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