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Amish Transportation

Published: 09/01/2014 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

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.

Quilting the Amish Way

Published: 01/09/2012 by Kyle Valentini in Amish 101

Quilting the Amish Way

Quilting for the Amish began as a practical art that stemmed from the need to stay warm as they had settled in parts of the country known for their harsh winters.

Amish Orders

Published: 01/05/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Orders

There is some division between various Amish groups, Largely centered around disputes about evangelism and cultural assimilation. Here is some information about the four main Amish Orders.

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

Published: 09/27/2016 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

The Swartzentruber group has maintained the original core definition of separating themselves from the world.

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.

Amish Financial Matters

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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 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

Amish Housing

Published: 12/02/2011 by Ohio's Amish Country in Amish 101

Amish Housing

Ohio Amish homes are easily picked out as one drives through a community. The houses are usually large but simple in design. Most feature white siding of some type. Porches and decks are common. There's a detached barn close to the house.

The Amish and Their Horses

Published: 02/03/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

The Amish and Their Horses

The horse and buggy often is the first thing people look for when entering Amish country.


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