Amana Colonies and Kalona, Iowa

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The Amana Colonies were a communal society.  In this cemetery people are buried in the order they pass from this life, not alongside their spouse or children.

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These grapes are growing on the Casey’s building in Amana.

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And now onto Kalona, Iowa where there are Amish living in the area.  We were able to see an Amish fellow mowing his yard, a team of horses hitched to a manure spreader and a one horse buggy tied outside a local store.  There was an amazing museum in this town where it would be easy to spend an entire afternoon and still not see everything.

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Peace!

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