In Days Gone by: Folklore and Traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch
Explore the fascinating history, folklore, and folk life of a group that continues to be an important cultural influence in the United States. Tales include brauche (healing) and hexe stories, spirit stories, stories of special days, and stories about a cunning fellow named Eileschpeggel ("Owl Mirror"). Favorite recipes complete the volume.
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Chapter 2The Pennsylvania German Dialect
Chapter 6The Pennsylvania Rifle
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