Rural roads are not city streets. They are often narrower or may vary in width. You may have less room to maneuver or a loose gravel and grass berms to contend with. Don't forget about sharp dips or unexpected turns.


Normal speeds for horse drawn buggies range from 5 to 8 mph. When pulling large farm equipment or loads they may be slower.
Drivers of these vehicles may have low or blocked visibility. Always anticipate left hand turns.


Watch "closure time," the time you have to recognize and respond when coming to a vehicle. Also remember a buggy may back ...
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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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By Laura Briedis

When the leaves fall off the trees and the temperatures start to plummet, things are just starting to heat up in Millersburg.
With thriving small businesses, entertaining community events, and historic architecture punctuating its downtown district, Millersburg is truly a year-round destination that offers something for everyone.

Hundreds flocked to the village for the Amish Country Challenge in September, during which bike riders toured the scenic countryside trails of Holmes County. And in October, the Boo in the Burg attracted those looking for some spook the weekend before Halloween, as the Ohio Paranormal Society came to town and set up ...
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