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.





THIS IS OUR VIEW - Sights, Sounds, Seasons
By: Nancy Lembke

“Harvest Moon” is what they call the full moon of September - a moon bright enough that one could see well enough after the sun has set to continue harvesting the appropriate crops.   The challenge to get children up and ready for school becomes harder since the sun doesn’t want to ‘get up’ early either.  Cool nights make for better sleeping than the “dog days of summer” and wearing a sweater in the morning hours that can be removed as the day warms up is a matter of ...
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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.





Beth Newcomb

    If your furniture isn’t from Weaver Fine Furniture of Sugarcreek, it’s, well, just furniture. That’s because Weaver furniture is backed by a 110 percent low price guarantee on all purchases. If you purchase an item from the sales floor and within the first 30 days find the same item someplace else for less, general manager Roy Weaver will refund the difference plus give you an additional 10 percent.
    Weaver furniture comes with a satisfaction guarantee. You also get five-star, 100-mile free delivery, three years of in-home service and a lifetime warranty on all Weavercraft Furniture.
    Try ...
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