The Pennsylvania-German devoted to the history, biography, genealogy, poetry, folk-lore and general interests of the Pennsylvania Germans and their descendants

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Published by Rev. P.C. Croll in Lebanon, Pa .

Written in English

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  • German Americans,
  • Pennsylvania Dutch,
  • History

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Other titlesPennsylvania German
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Pagination12 v. :
Number of Pages12
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Bronner and Joshua R. Brown broaden the geographical and social coverage of the group, touching both on Pennsylvanian communities and the Pennsylvania German diaspora, including settlements in Canada and Mexico.

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Pennsylvania German, also called (misleadingly) Pennsylvania Dutch, 17th- and 18th-century German-speaking settlers in Pennsylvania and their descendants.

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a descendant of 17th- and 18th-century immigrants to Pennsylvania from German-speaking areas of Europe, esp. the Rhine Palatinate. The Kutztown University Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, for instance, offers Pennsylvania Dutch language courses and cultural activities both to students and community members.

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