Ephrata


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Ephrata

(ĕf`rətə), borough (1990 pop. 12,133), Lancaster co., SE Pa., in a prosperous farm area; inc. 1891. There is varied manufacturing. A noted semimonastic religious community was founded (c.1732) there by Seventh-Day Baptists under the leadership of Johann Conrad BeisselBeissel, Johann Conrad
, 1690–1768, founder of the Seventh-Day Baptist community at Ephrata, Pa. Emigrating (1720) from Germany, he settled first with the German Baptists, or Dunkards, in Germantown, Pa.
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. This austere colony, the Ephrata Cloisters, was famous for its music and established (1745) one of the earliest printing presses in the country. The well-preserved buildings are maintained as a monument by the state.
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"Bethlehem is but a little city, long and narrow, and well walled and enclosed with a great ditch, and it was wont to be called Ephrata, as Holy Writ sayeth, 'Lo, we heard it at Ephrata.' And toward the end of the city toward the East, is a right fair church and a gracious.
ENB Financial Corp, headquartered in Ephrata, PA, is the bank holding company for its wholly-owned subsidiary Ephrata National Bank.
Ephrata is a glorious collection of songs, full of Arcade Fire levels of colour and adventure.
Ephrata National Bank has announced the retirement of a COO, the resignation of a board director and the beginning of its common stock trading on the OTCQX marketplace.
Ephrata Cloister (https://ephratacloister.org/events/charter-day/).
Quincy joins Columbia Basin neighbors East Wenatchee, Ephrata and Ellensburg as a BLS partner.
of Marion; Jailyn Stricklin of Galatia; Arthur Austin Stricklin of Galatia; Zach Hogge, Chase Huddleston, Gage Marciano and wife Stephanie, Maci Marciano, and Van Marciano, all of Virginia Beach, Virginia; great-grandchildren Reid Walker of Galatia and Carter Marciano of Virginia Beach, Virginia; one sister, Mary Litten and husband Harold of Ephrata, Pennsylvania; and one brother Charles "Fuzz" Stricklin and wife Robin of Harrisburg.
Ephrata, PA: ENB Financial Corp reported net income for the first quarter of 2018 of $2,821,000, a $994,000, or 54.4% increase, over the $1,827,000 earned during the first quarter of 2017.
Janessa Weaver and Director of Operations Doug Pfautz have joined President and CEO Gary Weaver as partners in Weaver Precast and Superior Walls by Weaver Northeast, an Ephrata, Pa., operator entering its 60th year of business.
Warford defeated Colt Sherrell of Maple Valley, Wash., while Kwon, who also won the girls championship in 2014, beat Kenedee Peters of Ephrata, Wash.
Ephrata, PA, October 12, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Community Arts Foundation of Ephrata (CAFE) will be presenting the hit holiday fantasy film "The Christmas Dragon" on Friday, November 27 at 3PM at Ephrata Main Theatre in Ephrata, PA to benefit Ephrata Area Social Services.
She was born in Bellingham, WA daughter of Gaylord and Ruth (Scheib) Stidham and graduated from Ephrata High School.