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History of the Amish: Day 30

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Writing

History of the Amish: Day 30 Tomorrow is the big day! The official release date of Anna’s Crossing!!  I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow to see if you are the winner of the iPad giveaway I’ve been hosting! The number of Amish who emigrated during the 1700s was around five hundred. Here’s what …

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History of the Amish: Day 23

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Writing

History of the Amish: Day 23 Have you heard? Anna’s Crossing releases March 3rd. To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. A seven-year-old child stood a fifty percent chance of surviving an ocean voyage in the 1700s, while a child under a year of age rarely survived. If you are new to the series, …

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History of the Amish: Day 22

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Writing

The release date for Anna’s Crossingis drawing near! To celebrate, I’m sharing from my scrap basket and posting a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact! History of the Amish: Day 22 Hans Jacob Kauffman was the passenger who kept the diary on the Charming Nancy. He described over twenty-four …

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History of the Amish: Day 21

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Writing

The release date for Anna’s Crossing is drawing near! To celebrate, I’m sharing from my scrap basket and posting a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact! History of the Amish: Day 21 In the 1730s, John Stedman was the favorite ship captain of the immigrating Germans. His brother, Charles Stedman, …

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History of the Amish: Day 17

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Writing

History of the Amish: Day 17 We are only a few weeks away from Anna’s Crossing release date! To celebrate, I pulled things from my scrap basket to post a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact! The first immigrants most likely spoke a Swiss German dialect—which only 10% of Amish still …