Even smaller acts of kindness to those outside the Ohio Amish community are based in the communal spirit. The story was told of an English person who left a Coleman lantern at a local shop for repair. He forgot the lantern, moved out of the community and was gone for almost 7 years. Then an article appeared in the local newspaper about something this man was doing. The shop owner who still had the lantern after all that time, wrote to the customer and encouraged him to pick up his lantern the next time he was in the area. Anyone ...
"How do the Amish live?"
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Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio’s Amish Country, I never fully appreciated just how lucky I was. Looking back, one of my favorite things to do was go to my grandma’s house on Saturday afternoon. The afternoons that I loved the most were the ones when we got in her jeep and traveled the few miles from Farmerstown to Charm, getting excited and pointing out all the horses along the way.
We would end up at a quaint little country shop called Millers Dry Goods. As a kid, I thought the store was a magical place. There were fabric and quilts ...
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The summer comes to a close, foliage season fades away, and you may think the time to visit us is over. But don’t wait until next summer to come back—another new season is just beginning and there are all kinds of reasons to be our guest in Ohio’s Amish Country!
Would you like to soak up candlelight, Christmas music, and holiday dazzle and enjoy a few special events to begin your holiday season? Are you looking for unique ideas for a few people on your gift list? Will you need to snatch a little bit of peace and quiet as the ...
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