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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

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.

Amish Education

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

Amish Education

The Amish believe strongly in education, but only provide formal education through the eighth grade. They are exempt from state compulsory attendance beyond the eighth grade based on religious principles. Schooling concentrates on the basic reading,

Amish Dress

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

Amish Dress

Amish clothing styles encourage humility and separation from the world and are a practical expression of their faith. The Amish fashion styles are simple and meant to be functional.

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.

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.

Amish Spiritual Issues

Published: 09/01/2014 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

Amish Spiritual Issues

The Amish believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and would be a part of the protestant stream of theology. They emerged from the Anabaptists who began in the early 1500's. The Anabaptists, meaning re-baptizers, broke from the Catholic Church.

Amish Financial Matters

Published: 09/01/2014 by LaVonne Debois 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

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.

Amish Business

Published: 12/02/2011 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Business

Ohio Amish businesses offer the Amish an outlet to retain their way of life for many generations.


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