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Seasons of Lancaster County: Home to the World's Largest Amish Community

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Seasons of Lancaster County: Home to the World’s Largest Amish Community

Don Shenk

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From barn raising to haymaking and buggies kicking up snow, photographer and lifetime resident Don Shenk captures the uniqueness of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in more than 100 extraordinary photographs and four seasons. Lancaster County is home to the world’s largest population of Amish, a Pennsylvania German religious sect that holds modernity at bay. Evocative photographs of work and play, spring’s preparations and fall’s harvests, reveal the character of a people who lead simple lives in tune with the changing seasons. In the midst of this idyllic countryside are Lancaster City, an artistic hub of nearly 60,000; Lititz, voted the coolest small town in the country; and many other charming towns. This realistic portrait of an iconic county will delight both long-term residents and the hundreds of thousands of visitors who pass through each year.

Size: 9 1/8″ x 8 1/8″ | 123 color images | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764357558 | Binding: hard cover

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Award-winning photographer Don Shenk is a lifetime resident of Lancaster County, which he has been photographing for decades. His images have been seen in publications around the world.