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  • But exceptions to the American Gothic stereotype abound, from the sushi halls of Iowa City and grape trellises of the Amana Colonies to the ultra-orthodox Jews from Brooklyn who run a kosher slaughterhouse in Postville.

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  • On Sunday, which dawned sunny but cold, we drove out to the Amana Colonies where we gorged ourselves at the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana.

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  • I'll miss one this coming weekend, in the Amana Colonies, and if it weren't for the fact that the class I'm going to instead is one I've literally waited for a year to become available, I'd be there.

    August 27th, 2006

  • The Amana Colonies are about half way between the two.

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  • The goal is to extend the separated trail on to the park, then the county line, and eventually the Amana Colonies.

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  • We now have plans in place for our May 29 Amana Colonies trip and our two day Indiana Amish Country excursion on July 26-27.

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  • It was also a leader in the woman suffrage movement and was tolerant of "utopian" societies such as the Icarians in Corning, the Amana Colonies and modern-day Amish settlements. - NEWS

  • He also is an Eagle Scout, a title he gained by taking photos of historic places in the Amana Colonies for eventual placement online.

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  • We spent our Thanksgiving at the Amana Colonies, several small towns founded in the mid-1800s by a religious German sect that lived simply and communally.


  • Most of the factories are closed now, and the losses hit hard in places like the Amana Colonies, communal villages where ancient German customs are carefully preserved.

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