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On Franklin County’s Western Border: New Settlements in the North Country

Karen Johnson-Weiner

in New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how two of the more recent Amish settlements in New York—the Burke settlement in Franklin County and the nearby Swartzentruber settlement founded near Hopkinton in St. Lawrence ... More


New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Karen Johnson-Weiner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tracing Amish settlement in New York from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first century, this book draws on more than thirty years of participant-observation, interviews, and archival research ... More


Challenges to Amish Settlement: Maintaining Community and Identity

Karen Johnson-Weiner

in New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about how not all the Amish who have come to New York have been successful in their attempt to settle there. At least six Amish settlements in New York State alone have become ... More


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