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If you are interested in learning some Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch, then you will want to check out the upcoming classes being offered by the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society.
The courses are offered at the beginner and intermediate level and will be taught by Keith Reigart, a former U.S. government foreign language specialist. Go here for more info and to sign up online.
You might also want to grab a copy of The House that Jack Built / Es Haus wu der Jack gebaut hot.
The small, 25-page paperback picture book is a full-color facsimile of a 1854 London edition illustrated and expanded upon by Henry George Hines. Titled “The Remarkable History of the House That Jack Built Splendidly Illustrated and Magnificently Illuminated by the Son of a Genius,” it was later published by T.J. Crowen of New York.
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