Friday, August 22, 2014

Glimpse Of Yesteryear

January 30, 2014 by | No Comments

Relief of pain was as sought after in early Geauga as now. In the earliest days, alcohol was most often relied upon, no matter the…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

January 23, 2014 by | No Comments

In the last half of the 20th century, the Amish continued to work toward autonomous schools and an acceptable solution to the draft. Both of…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

January 16, 2014 | No Comments

In the early 1940s, Amish families were often still engaged in working toward being able to educate their children in accordance with their values and…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

January 9, 2014 | No Comments

A short time after The Great War, the Amish faced two other challenges to their way. In 1920, and continuing over the following 10 years,…

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Youve heard of Auld Lang Syne and maybe even sung…

January 2, 2014 by | No Comments

Youve heard of Auld Lang Syne and maybe even sung it ... especially at the turning of the year. But did you know that Auld…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

December 26, 2013 by | No Comments

While Europe dealt with an ever-increasing war in 1940, America was at peace and beginning to recover from the Great Depression. Most homes were decorated…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

December 19, 2013 by | No Comments

It is generally agreed that by the end of the 1930s, the Great Depression was over. The economy was not roaring, but it wasnt limping…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear

December 12, 2013 by | No Comments

On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I, which was then called The Great War or even The War to End All…

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A Glimpse of Yesteryear ….

December 5, 2013 | No Comments

The first sizable group of Amish arrived in America around 1730 and settled near Lancaster County, Pa., as a result of William Penn's holy experiment…

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Glimpse of Yesteryear for Nov. 28

November 28, 2013 by karen | No Comments

Geauga has been home to Amish people for just about as long as there was a place called Geauga. Like all except the Native peoples…

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