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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

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.

What's the difference between Amish and Mennonites

Published: 03/20/2018 by Marcus Yoder in Amish 101

What's the difference between Amish and Mennonites

There are some subtle, and not-so-subtle, differences.

Amish Country Driving Rules

Published: 12/02/2011 by Marcus Yoder 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

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

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 Transportation

Published: 09/01/2014 by Kyle Valentini 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

Amish Business

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

Amish Business

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

Amish Financial Matters

Published: 09/01/2014 by Kyle Valentini 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 Dress

Published: 09/01/2014 by Kyle Valentini 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.


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