Amish Heritage And Village News

Want to learn more about Amish traditions, culture, and heritage? Want to see how The Amish Village changes over the seasons? We pack our blog with helpful articles all about the Amish culture and some news about The Amish Village.

Spring in Amish Country

There is nothing quite like spring in Amish Country. From planting season and “mud sales,” to the new life in the barnyard, spring is a great time to visit Lancaster County! At the Amish Village, we’re excited to welcome a few new babies to our barnyard. Our baby lamb joined us…
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Amish Covered Bridges

One of the unique aspects of Amish Country, in Lancaster County, are all of the charming covered bridges that cover the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside! This specific area is often called the birthplace of the covered bridge. In Pennsylvania, from 1820-1900, there were approximately 1,500 covered bridges that were built. There are…
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Property Spotlight | Smokehouse

Ever wondered where you could find tasty treats, speciality beverages, candy and homemade jams & jellies on your visit to The Amish Village? Our Smokehouse Market is your one stop shop! Today on the blog we wanted to showcase our Smokehouse Market and give you a little glimpse into our…
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Recipe | Pennsylvania Cole Slaw

The spring season, in Lancaster County, means the start of the produce season. Amish families begin to plant, grow and sell all of their fresh produce at their local stands. On the blog today we are going to share a famous Pennsylvania Cole Slaw recipe. This Cole Slaw can be made…
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New Animals | Chicks, Pigs & Sheep

Spring 2016 has been an exciting season, for our barn, here at The Amish Village! Since the weather is finally warmer, we have received many new faces in our Animal Barn for guests to see and enjoy! Today we wanted to spotlight all of the new animals that have arrived at…
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Happy Spring | Hours of Operation

March 20th, the first day of SPRING, is only a few days away. We wanted to celebrate by extending our operating hours, for the 2016 season, this upcoming weekend. We are happy to announce that, this weekend, we will officially be open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Saturday, and…
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March 2016 | Hours of Operation

The first day of March is finally here which means spring is only 20 DAYS AWAY!! Let the warmer weather commence in Lancaster County! Thinking of visiting The Amish Village, during the month of March, to celebrate the beginning of spring?! Below you will find our updated operating hours for the…
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Recipe | Chicken Noodle Soup

Winter in Lancaster County means cold days & cold nights and occasional snowy days & snowy nights. What better way to warm up, during this frigid season, then by enjoying homemade Chicken Noodle Soup. This Amish recipe is a family favorite. The recipe, we are providing, can be found in the…
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Amish Quilts

One of the favorite hobbies, of Amish mothers and their daughters, is the hobby of quilting. Quilting is a very popular and practical homemaking skill that is a sanctioned channel for creativity within the Amish community. It is also a form of income for some Amish families. The early Amish quilts…
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Village Area Pictures | 2016 Blizzard

This weekend The Amish Village had the pleasure of enjoying the blizzard of 2016 in Lancaster County. There was about 30” of snow, in total, that covered the property, and we wanted to share a few pictures with you all. Below you will find pictures of the Village Area during amp…
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