How Amish Foodways Became Pennsylvania Dutch Country’s Main Attraction

While eateries like the ones mentioned in the article have become incredibly popular it should be noted that truly authentic Pennsylvania Dutch … Continue reading

Berks History Conference will explore Pennsylvania Dutch roots of county

Sime B. Bertolet, Berks History Center executive director, said the event will be about the influence of Pennsylvania Germans. The … Continue reading

Folk artist Peter V. Fritsch was a beloved portrayer of Pennsylvania Dutch culture

As we draw nearer to the celebration of Easter and the earth awakens from sleep, it is an important time … Continue reading

Genetic disease takes toll on Lancaster County’s Amish

Currently, more than 50,000 Lancaster County Amish can trace their lineage to just 80 ancestors, less than a tenth of … Continue reading