Amish Families Settle In Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom
October 27, 2018
VERMONT - Vermont Digger reports that 10 Amish families have moved to Vermont’s quaint and pastoral Northeast Kingdom over the last two years. The paper says the families are “loosely related” and have come from Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The Amish are known to live simple, tradition-rich lives, and use few, if any, modern amenities and conveniences.
In an interview with VTDigger, Steven Nolt, an Amish scholar at the Young Center on Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, said the “Vermont Amish community ‘is loosely affiliated with what is colloquially called the “Troyer Amish” affiliation.'”
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