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Wisconsin Amish barn-raising

Wisconsin is North America’s #4 Amish state, after the “big three” of Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Ohio.

Amish first began settling in Wisconsin in the early 20th century.

America’s “Dairy State” has been a popular destination for Amish–today, there are nearly 4 dozen Amish communities in Wisconsin.

Amish in Wisconsin facts:

  • The largest Wisconsin Amish settlement is found near the town of Cashton
  • The landmark Wisconsin v. Yoder case resulted from a local conflict over Amish school attendance
  • Clark County in central Wisconsin is home to 5 distinct Amish settlements

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