Antes Garden 2013

The Antes Garden Winter 2015   Shown below are photos from the Antes Garden as it progresses from early spring soil preparation and planting to harvesting of the many food and medicinal plants grown there.   While the Kitchen Garden is a year-round endeavor, one of its principal functions is to serve as a demonstration of mid-eighteenth century Goschenhoppen region gardening practices and plants … Read More

Rye Bread – Part One

  The first issue of The Goschenhoppen Region was published on Peterkett (St. Peter in Chains Day), August 1, 1968.  It launched a series of articles called Der Kiche Dribbel (The Kitchen Dribble).  This is “an old Pennsylvania Dutch term originally referring to a male helper or chore boy in the kitchen when large meals had to be prepared, especially on funeral occasions.  By … Read More

Pennsylvania German Nicknames

  The first issue of The Goschenhoppen Region was published on Peterkett (St. Peter in Chains Day), August 1, 1968.  It launched a series of columns called E’ bissel fun dem un’ e’ bissel fun sellum (A little bit of this and a little bit of that). The column was written/edited by Isaac Clarence Kulp, Jr., who was a founder of the Goschenhoppen Historians, … Read More

Welcome to the Blog of the Goschenhoppen Historians

“Ein Herzliche Wilkommen” ——— A Hearty Welcome   The Goschenhoppen Historians are pleased to announce the inaugural posting of its new blog. This blog will begin with previously published articles from The Goschenhoppen Newsletter and The Goschenhoppen Region.   We hope readers will find the articles interesting and informative. Comments and inquiries from our readers are welcome. Please check periodically for new postings.   Below you … Read More

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