GERMAN FOLKLORE

 

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Known as the “Distelfink” or “Thistle-Finch” is the German name for the European Goldfish.  In PA it means Happiness & Good Fortune from the early PA German people.  A brightly colored bird that is found on some old barns in or around my area.  This one was at the Berks County History Center not far from my Home.

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This is where the bird comes from.  This is what you see on some old barns.

Thanks for stopping by.

Les

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