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Amish Furniture Building

Published: 12/02/2011 in Amish 101

Amish Furniture Building

One of the driving values that motivates an Amish community is maintaining their style of life and allowing their children the same option as they grow old enough to start their own families.

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

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.

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.

Amish Spiritual Issues

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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.

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 FAQs

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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

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 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

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.


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