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the sign at Luke Schaible's Freedom Township farm celebrates

Life in New Swabia

The county's frugal, fatalistic settlers

From the July, 2009 issue

In 1834, German journalist Karl Neidhard visited farms in western Washtenaw County. He described two starkly different cultures existing side by side.

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