Amana Colonies http://iowapublicradio.org en A Community of True Inspiration http://iowapublicradio.org/post/community-true-inspiration <p>The <a href="http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/amana/intro.htm">Amana Colonies, </a>also known as the Community of True Inspiration, was founded in the 1850s and residents lived communally in Amana's seven village until the "Great Change" of 1932.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:39:39 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 31668 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Community of True Inspiration Amana Colonies http://iowapublicradio.org/post/amana-colonies <p>A Tri-Centennial is approaching for a breakaway sect of the Lutheran Church in Germany. Since its 1855 arrival, the religious settlement has evolved into one of the Iowa's most popular tourist attractions, but continues to honor its heritage every day. Sounds from 1934 to 1962, recorded around Amana.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13238 at http://iowapublicradio.org Amana Colonies