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Amish Financial Matters

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish Financial Matters

Owning an insurance policy for any reason is out of the question for an Amish family. They depend on their church and community to stand with them in difficult circumstances. As mentioned in another article if their house or barn burns the community

Amish FAQs

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish FAQs

If they don't use electricity, how can the Amish sometimes have water heaters, stoves and refrigerators in their homes?
First, the Amish use gas in many of these instances. Many appliances that they run on electricity can be converted to run on natur

Amish Technology

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish Technology

The Amish are averse to any technology which they feel weakens the family structure. The conveniences that the rest of us take for granted such as electricity, television, automobiles, telephones and tractors are considered to be a temptation that co

Amish Family Life

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish Family Life

The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife does the washing,

Amish Country Driving Rules

Published: 12/02/2011 in Amish 101

Amish Country Driving Rules

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 buggie

Amish Wedding Traditions

Published: 09/01/2014 by Ohio's Amish Country in Amish 101

Amish Wedding Traditions

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 getti

What is the Amish Ordnung?

Published: 01/18/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

What is the Amish Ordnung?

Amish believe the Ordnung are guidelines for daily living and helps them live better Christian lives

Things Amish children learn in school (not in a textbook).

There is are somethings in a Amish child's education that cant be found in a textbook.

Laundry Day

Published: 02/02/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Laundry Day

Laundry day takes up a big chunk of the day.

Amish Leadership

Published: 02/03/2017 by Paul J. Miller in Amish 101

Amish Leadership

Amish select leaders by divine intervention


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