Amish Blog from Lancaster County, PA

Why Buy Amish Furniture?

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Do you need new furniture for your home and are weighing your options? You could shop online, but a lot of what you will find is shipped from overseas where […]

Covered Bridge Tour with Strasburg Scooters

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Recently, my wife and I had the opportunity to explore Southern Lancaster County in a completely new way for us; on a 49cc Scoot Coupe. Strasburg Scooters has been offering […]

How can I become Amish? – Amish FAQ Series #1

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How Can I Join the Amish Community?   Of all the questions we receive here at, by far the most popular are questions about how an outsider can join […]

Introducing the Amish Frequently Asked Questions Series

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People Have Questions About the Amish and Their Lifestyle   Who are the Amish?  We try to answer that question with much of the Amish information included within this website. […]

What the Amish Can Teach Us About Community

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As we look around at today’s America, it’s clear that creating cohesive community is complicated and seems to be getting more complicated and messy with each passing year. Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as an iconic home of Amish and Mennonite faiths, is a natural place to contemplate cohesive community, because these faiths have made
community a central part of their belief system, a central pillar of their resilience, for 500 years. What can we in broader America learn from their experience, from their success?

Amish Book Recommendations from Mennonite Information Center

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When visiting Lancaster County, the Mennonite Information Center is a great location to learn all about the Amish and Mennonite’s culture and faith.  Some of the services offered by the Mennonite […]

Mud Sales Are Coming Soon (Lancaster, PA)

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The mud sales in Lancaster County, PA are coming! The 2018 season will begin shortly. What is a Mud Sale? Mud Sales are fund raising events for many of the […]

Amish Buggy Doing Donuts in the Snow

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Here is a short video of an Amish buggy doing donuts in a snow-covered parking lot. I’ve seen cars do this before, but never an Amish buggy. He almost gets […]

Book Review: “One Light Still Shines: My Life Beyond the Shadow of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting” by Marie Monville

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The Shooter’s Wife Recalls the Amish School Shooting Marie had just come from leading a Moms in Touch prayer meeting at church, praying for children at the local elementary school […]

Amish Romance Novels are Best Sellers

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Amish Fiction Books are Top Sellers Isn’t it ironic that a group of people who try to live their own lives as separate from the rest of society as they […]