Oregon Amish


A California Amish Community

Throughout the 1800’s and 1900’s through today, adventurous Amish have pioneered new communities in places hitherto unknown to their people. One such group set its sights on California in 1913–the first and only attempt to settle in America’s ‘foremost farm state’.  With its vast farmlands, you’d think the location would make a good match for the agrarian Amish. But apparently not–a year later, the settlement…