Mary Jane O'Dell

Iowa Archives
11:00 pm
Wed August 20, 2008

Amana Colonies

Amana Community church, 1865.
Credit Amana Heritage Society

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.

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