Amish 101

When an Amish woman gets married she will refer to her husband as the “head” of the family, with that said, she will take part in most of the family financial decisions. Matters of the home, the garden, and the children are her main responsibility. Most will have control of the family checkbook and their name will be listed on property deeds with their husband. Some Amish women own and operate their own small business, such as raising poultry or vegetables, baking, or sewing quilts and other handcrafted items. Some run bakeries, fabric shops, restaurants and ...
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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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Amber Kanuckel

Holmes County is full of hidden treasures, and one of those treasures is the Ohio Amish Library, which is housed at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center in Berlin. This collection was once housed at a small library behind Kline Lumber but was moved in 2016 into a new building constructed specifically to house this historic collection.

The library serves as a historical resource where one can learn more about Amish and Mennonite history as well as family genealogies.

“We have over 500 genealogy books here, and those are Amish and Mennonite related,” Wayne Miller of the ...
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