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.

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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New Animal | Miniature Horse

Animals have a special place in our hearts here at The Amish Village. Our barn houses many farm animals from pigs to goats to sheep to miniature horses plus more. People of all ages, including children and adults, can enjoy petting and feeding our farm animals in the barn on…
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Recipe | Chow Chow

The summer season is the best time to do one of the favorite activities of an Amish women, canning, because of all of the fresh produce that is grown in their fields. Most time canning , and preserving, is done in the Summer Kitchen of an Amish home and is…
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Property Spotlight | Blacksmith Shop

There are many different things to explore and see on our 12 acre property, at The Amish Village, that is fun for the entire family! One unique aspect about our property is our Blacksmith Shop. Today on the blog we are going to spotlight what different tools you can see…
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New Tour Experience | Jeep Tours

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to travel the Amish back roads in a fun and sporty Jeep? Now you can experience it! Here at The Amish Village we are excited to announce we now have a new tour option available: Amish Country Jeep Tours! This 90-minute tour…
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