The Plain Dutch

The Plain Dutch (HM1ZW6)

Location: Kutztown, PA 19530 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 31.092', W 75° 46.989'

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The Pa. Dutch folk-culture is divided into two distinct elements: the "Plain" Dutch, who are in the minority, are the Amish & Mennonites: the "Gay" Dutch are, for the most part, Lutheran & Reformed.
The "Plain" Dutch are biblicists: they strictly conform to the Bible & its instructions. Their approach to worship is simple & anti-sacramental. They observe only those Holy Days which are specifically sanctioned in the Bible. They avoid revelry, waste, & "worldly ways": their goal is to be "little & unknown, loved by God alone." With their simple, unadorned, "Plain" way of life, the "Plain" Dutch attempt to separate themselves from the rest of the world.
HM NumberHM1ZW6
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 433658 N 4485569
Decimal Degrees40.51820000, -75.78315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.092', W 75° 46.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 5.52" N, 75° 46' 59.34" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cemetery Ln, Kutztown PA 19530, US
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