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  • Amish find refuge in Wisconsin (after all, farming will survive!!!)

    03/26/2004 9:47:13 PM PST · by El Conservador · 27 replies · 2,730+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | March 26, 2004 | E.A. Torriero
    Levi Fisher's ancestors farmed the fertile land of eastern Pennsylvania for more than 275 years while living a quiet, traditional Amish lifestyle. But squeezed in recent years by encroaching suburbia, rising land prices and increasing tourism, Fisher sought a place that reminded him how things used to be. He found it in the rolling pastures of southwest Wisconsin. Fisher moved here in 1999 with a dozen children. Soon after, his brother Henry and family followed. Now the Fisher clan is building a cinder-block house on its 118 acres for a third brother, Gideon, who moved this month with his wife...