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Ohio's Amish Country

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.


Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...
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"How do the Amish live?"

Read our comprehensive guide to why the Amish live the way they do. We offer a list of informative articles to help you understand their culture, and way of life.





By: Nancy Lembke

There are certain things that say “It’s Fall again~!”.  Corn shocks, now ready to harvest, standing like giant, silent soldiers in fields; bright orange pumpkins peeking out from under the large green leaves that protected them through the summer heat; fuzzy caterpillars on their trek to find the perfect place to make their winter cocoon; peculiar-looking Praying Mantis waiting motionless until an unsuspecting cricket gets close enough to become a meal.  Sugar Maple trees explode into brilliant colors of orange, gold, crimson red, mint green before shedding their leaves during the forthcoming rains & wind.  The ...
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Amish blogs?

Presenting bloggers from area businesses to keep you informed regarding events and more at their businesses and throughout Amish Country.





Jan West

OhiosAmishCountry.com will be at the AAA Great Vacations Expo Jan. 16-18 in downtown Columbus Ohio spearheading an exhibit involving multiple businesses from Holmes Co., the Village of Sugarcreek and Historic Downtown Millersburg.

Visit our booth and register to win a framed Billy Jacobs painting, tickets to the Amish Country Theater, an overnight stay in Amish Country, and more.  While at our booth, sample delicious treats from Main Street Fudge and Popcorn and Heini's Cheese. Also, don't forget to pickup your self-guided tour booklet H.I.T.C.H, author LaVonne DeBois will be on hand to sign it for you!

Dutchman Hospitality Group is ...
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