The most common sight in an Amish community is the horse and buggy. It marks distinctively the separation of the Amish community from the rest of the world who uses the automobile for every day transportation.


The buggy varies with the group and reflects how conservative the community is. The more conservative the community the more austere the buggy is, the more stocky the horse is. For instance, the Swartzentruber Amish, the most conservative of groups, will use a wooden wheeled buggy with steel bands that touch the road. The side curtains will be manually rolled up and tied. The ...
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Dave here, enjoying the fall beauty, and thinking about chickens and eggs. My usual four-mile walk takes me
past a farm that is close enough to the road to get a good view of the cows, hogs, sheep, and chickens that roam around the pastures.

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Adam Cook

The iconic Broad Run Cheesehouse has stood the test of time at Old Route 39 and Broad Run Dairy Road, and now as the cornerstone of Broad Run Corner, it no longer stands alone. The Swiss Heritage Winery and the founder’s namesake tavern, Hans’ Place, build on the tradition established by Broad Run Cheesehouse as being not merely a destination for visitors to sample, but also to savor Ohio Amish Country. The future of Broad Run Corner points to its past.
   
“Broad Run Cheesehouse, the business Dad handed down to ...
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