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Amish Community

Published: 12/02/2011 in Amish 101

Amish Community

The Amish value their Amish culture & community spirit. Part of that is rooted in the fact that the church districts are laid out geographically. This is different from an English community where your neighbors all around you may attend several diffe

All about buggies

Published: 02/28/2013 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

All about buggies

Buggies are the iconic symbol of the Amish culture.

How are Amish communities organized?

Published: 06/20/2017 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

How are Amish communities organized?

Amish church and community circles intersect and overlap in many ways. When discussing Amish communities, you may hear the three terms district, settlement, and affiliation.  These terms refer to three distinct ways in which Amish society is ordered.

Amish Transportation

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Transportation

The most common sight in an Amish community is the horse and buggy. It marks distinctively the separation of the Amish community from the rest of the world who uses the automobile for every day transportation.
The buggy varies with the group and refl

Laundry Day

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

Laundry Day

Laundry day takes up a big chunk of the day.

The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Published: 01/26/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Among the Amish, Rumspringa simply refers to adolescence.

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Published: 02/15/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Amish women are esteemed in Amish society for the contribution they make to home and community.

Old Christmas

Published: 11/21/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Old Christmas

The Amish enjoy celebrating the holidays just as much as anyone else.

Amish Woodworking

Published: 09/10/2013 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Woodworking

Ohio’s Amish Country has quickly become well-known for its beautiful, heirloom-quality hardwood furniture in addition to its rolling hills and farmlands.

Lighting in an Amish Home

Published: 03/09/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Lighting in an Amish Home

How do the Amish light their homes. Without a public power connection, it’s not as easy as flicking a switch.


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