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.

Recipe | Amish Wedding Roast

For the Amish community, weddings are held in November and December on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. The weddings are typically held in the brides home with about 350-400 guests that will be invited. Services begin at 8:30 am and last until 11:30 am. The bride and groom will usually say…
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Animal Spotlight | Mollie

Today, on the blog, we wanted to spotlight one of our most famous animals on our property: Mollie the mule! Mollie is very friendly and loves to get her picture taken. She loves being pet and fed, by all of The Amish Village visitors, and always has her head out of…
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New Hours | Fall/Winter Season

Now that Daylight Savings time is upon us we wanted to make you all aware of our new hours for the rest of the Fall season here at The Amish Village! These hours go in effect today, November 2nd, until November 29th. We are now open from 9:00 am – 400…
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Property Spotlight | Bank Barn

Here at The Amish Village we have many things to see and do that are fun for people, of all ages, on the property! One of the most exciting aspects of our property, for young children especially, is our Bank Barn. Our Bank Barn is filled with many different animals that…
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Amish Education

When it comes to education the Amish believe in basic education as long as it does not threaten their fundamental values. Today, in the Amish community, they support having One-Room-Schoolhouses, for their students, with about thirty students per classroom. The Amish students only attend school from 1st Grade to 8th Grade…
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Recipe | Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

The fall season is the perfect time of year for all things pumpkin here in Lancaster County. Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Roll, Pumpkin Decorations, Pumpkin Wagons, but most of all Pumpkin Whoopie Pies! On the blog today we are going to share our favorite Pumpkin Whoopie Pie recipe from the cookbook titled…
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Tour Spotlight | Backroads Bus Tour

Have you ever wanted to go off the beaten path, past working Amish farms, and along county roads where buggies roll along and farmers work their fields? Our Backroads Bus Tour, at The Amish Village, does all that, and more, and is fun for your entire family or group! Our 14passenger…
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Property Spotlight | Village Store

Ever wondered where you can find handmade Amish aprons, hot pads, and quilts? Well look no further than our Village Store located on our 12-acre property at The Amish Village! Today on the blog we wanted to showcase our Village Store and give you a unique look inside. In our Village…
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Amish Clothing

You may have heard of the Amish being refereed to as “Plain People” and a main reason why they are called that is because of the way they dress; very plainly. You will never see patterns on any of their clothing and all of the men’s suits, and the women’s…
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New Hours | Fall Season

The Summer Season was a busy and exciting time for us here at The Amish Village and we would like to thank everyone who came out and visited us in the 2015 Summer Season! We appreciate you all! Now that the Fall Season is coming upon us we wanted to let…
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