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see BrethrenBrethren,
German Baptist religious group. They were popularly known as Dunkards, Dunkers, or Tunkers, from the German for "to dip," referring to their method of baptizing. The Brethren evolved from the Pietist movement in Germany.
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The five Studebaker brothers, whose wagon shop formed the core of the original company in the 1850s, had been members of Ephrata, Pennsylvania's religious Dunkard community, and they sought to incorporate cooperative values into entrepreneurialism.
The Amish, Mennonite, and Dunkard sectarians, whether damned or praised for quaint resistance to "progress," represent the most readily accessible popular image of the nation's early Germanic heritage.
The first Dunkard church in America was formally organized at Germantown, Pa.
These rules should protect streams from massive fish kills as happened in Dunkard Creek and to ensure public drinking water supplies will be protected.
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East Dunkard Water Authority received a $4,443,755 loan and a $5,040,141 grant to install almost fourteen miles of new water distribution lines, three new water storage tanks and make other improvements that will allow it to take over a neighboring nonviable water system that loses about half of its water to leaks and whose customers are frequently without water for long periods of time.
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ON AUGUST 27, 2009, Dan Cincotta, a fisheries biologist with West Virginia's Department of Natural Resources, was conducting a routine inventory of Dunkard Creek, a small river that runs through West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania.
Other prominent topics include foreign missions in Nigeria and China, fundamentalism, the Dunkard Brethren schism of 1926, women's activity in the church and the origins of Brethren Voluntary Service.
The Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) yesterday ordered the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to pay the legal costs of Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) and Friends of Dunkard Creek in the groups' appeal and DEP's resulting revocation of an amendment to the pollution discharge permit for the Shannopin Mine Dewatering Project.
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