Pennsylvania Dutch - Grundsau lodges - Try reading the “pa Dutch” and see if with you knowledge of German, you can figure out what is being said.

These “fraternities” of Pa Dutch in the Lehigh valley area of Pennsylvania exist to keep the traditions, language and culture of the Pa Dutch alive today.

Here is a history of these groups

Here is information on Pa Dutch and Pennsylvania Germans

Newspaper article from the Lehigh Valley on these lodges

How the groundhog is a popular symbol for Pa Germans - especially in Punxatawney - where groundhog day is celebrated