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Two Worlds - Dutch Country

 
 
Two Worlds - Dutch Country Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2017
1. Two Worlds - Dutch Country Marker
Inscription.

The Dutch folk culture is divided into two completely different ways of life. The Amish & related religious sects represent a minority of the Dutch population & are known as Plain Dutch. The majority of Pa. Dutch Lutherans & Reformed denominations are known as Gay Dutch. The difference between them is that the Gay Dutch accept the world as it is. The Plain Dutch separate themselves partially from the rest of the world in matters of dress, discipline & nonconformity.
 
Location. 40° 31.069′ N, 75° 47.033′ W. Marker is in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Touch for map. Marker is on the Kutztown Fairgrounds, home of the Kutztown Folk Festival. Marker is at or near this postal address: 450 Wentz Street, Kutztown PA 19530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colouring Easter Eggs (here, next to this marker); Brick-End Decorated Barns (here, next to this marker); Griener Dunnerschdag (here, next to this marker); Pennsylvania Dutch Ballads (here, next to this marker); Cider Making (here, next to this marker); Wheelbarrow Matches (within shouting distance

Two Worlds - Dutch Country Marker and Other Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2017
2. Two Worlds - Dutch Country Marker and Other Markers
of this marker); Quilting Lore (within shouting distance of this marker); The Conestoga Wagon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kutztown.
 
Regarding Two Worlds - Dutch Country. Excerpt from "Today... and Yesterday" by The Morning Call
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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