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Picture Postcards from Waldeck - Karl-Wilhelm Westmeier

Picture Postcards from Waldeck

Karl-Wilhelm Westmeier

  • 2000


Subtitled "Amish Administered Estates of the 1700s and 1800s in Waldeck, Wittgenstein, Northern Hesse, and the Principality of Anhalt in Central Germany."

This book tells the story of 18 estates in Waldeck, and a few nearby areas, that were administered by Amish people in the 18th and 19th centuries before their immigration to America. It also portrays their struggle for purity of faith and Christian values which impacted their surrounding communities. Frequent surnames: Brenneman, Gungerich, Jutzi, Schwartzentruber, Yoder. (98pp. color illus. index. Masthof Press, 2012.)