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Photo of a girl decorating Christmas Tree in the 1910 farmhouse
正在布置圣诞树的狄拉德(Kristen Dillard),1910年的农舍建筑



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历史上的索达村(Sauder Village)

假如您想要进行时光旅行,回到1830年代并看看当时的殖民生活,那么您应该参观位于俄亥俄州,历史上着名的索达村。村内的人会穿上那个时期的衣服,而村内的建筑物则依当时的建筑风格修复。索达村这个主意是由当地的农村男孩索达(Erie J. Sauder)提供的,他于1934年创立了索达木工工艺公司。



If you want to travel back in time and see what settlers in the 1830s looked like and how they lived, then you should visit Historic Sauder Village in Ohio. Complete with people dressed in period clothing and authentically restored buildings, Sauder Village was the idea of local farm boy Erie J. Sauder, founder of the Sauder Woodworking Company in 1934.

Sauder was inspired to create this village by his relatives, who had helped settle Ohio's Great Black Swamp. Although Ohio became a state in 1803, few European settlers considered entering the damp, forested wilderness of northwestern Ohio, known as the Great Black Swamp, until the 1830s. It was then that people from the Mennonite and Amish religions decided to move to this region to start a new life away from the religious persecution in their European homeland. For years the Amish and the Mennonites, along with other settlers, worked, digging ditches and clearing away trees, until they had drained the Great Black Swamp and turned it into the state's best farmland.

Today, Sauder Village is a nonprofit living history museum and educational complex, with more than 30 buildings that show how life was in rural Ohio during the 19th century. Artisans in 11 craft shops demonstrate trades of that period: glassblowing, pottery making, spinning and weaving, broom making, woodworking, basket making, printing, and quilting.

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