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Baer’s Almanac, Berks County, Schuylkill County, Lancaster County, Lent, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday, May Day, Ascension Day, corn husking, apple butter, goose bone, Saint Swithen’s Day, Saint Mary’s Days, Ember Day


A typed folklore term paper completed at Franklin and Marshall College entitled, "The Customs of the Year as Observed by the Pennsylvania Dutch", by Donald B. Aulenbach, dated June 1950. Within, Aulenbach compiles a detailed account of holidays and customs observed throughout the year by the Pennsylvania Dutch community, from Groundhog Day to Thanksgiving.

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Packet 599


Lancaster, Pennsylvania



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The Customs of the Year as Observed by the Pennsylvania Dutch



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