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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 Furniture Building

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

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

Amish Family Life

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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,

How are Amish communities organized?

Published: 06/20/2017 by Amish 101 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.

Not every buggy is created equal

Published: 01/05/2015 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Not every buggy is created equal

Buggy shopping and buying is more than meets the eye

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 Food

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

Amish Food

Food is one of the methods of celebration among the Amish. Sharing a meal or a snack is a great way to fellowship.

Photography and the Amish

Published: 12/04/2017 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Photography and the Amish

Most non-Amish think it’s against their religion to be photographed. It’s actually NOT against an Amish person’s religion to be photographed.


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