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 ...
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There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio. Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff. As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze. A new beauty emerges for ...
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Ernest Warther or “Mooney,” as he was fondly called, began his family cutlery business in 1902 somewhat by accident. His passion was to carve locomotive engines out of ebony, ivory and walnut. But because he couldn’t find a carving knife that would hold its edge, he decided to manufacture his own line more resistent to wear, and the world-renowned Warther Cutlery was born.
Warther’s passion for carving resulted in 64 completed engines that are today the focal points of the Warther Museum, located adjacent to the Warther Cutlery manufacturing facility and gift shop.
“The carvings depict ...
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