All posts by "Jim Miller"

Jim Miller is founder and CEO of DutchCrafters, the leading internet retailer of Amish furniture.

5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

Jim Miller 10/12/2013

Ideas for Amish Made Outdoor Lighthouses One of the very first Amish made products that we offered when we first opened our virtual doors at DutchCrafters in 2003 was the Amish made lighthouse.   Related Posts 5 Amish Gifts for Bird Lovers They stop mid-sentence to look up. They always bring you to the porch or backyard to point out a sighting. Read more Things to Know About Cupolas What are cupolas exactly? How do… 5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

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The Amish of Pinecraft

Jim Miller 04/12/2013

Amish of Pinecraft This blog post was updated on June 6, 2019. Pinecraft is a neighborhood of about 3000 Amish and Mennonites in Sarasota, Florida.  It’s a tourist destination for Amish and Mennonites from all over North America, in addition to being a point of curiosity for other visitors to Sarasota who might do a double-take when they see an Amish boy roller-blading down Bahia Vista Street or several Amish teenagers walking back from the… The Amish of Pinecraft

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Online Amish Furniture at DutchCrafters

Jim Miller 27/11/2013

Online Amish Furniture Since 2003 Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been a leader in online Amish Furniture. With more than 8000 furniture pieces to choose from, representing more than 120 small Amish and Mennonite woodshops in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania, DutchCrafters has the largest variety of Amish furniture online anywhere. Related Posts How to Shorten the Wait for New Furniture In the age of Amazon where delivery drivers are literally running to our doors to deliver… Online Amish Furniture at DutchCrafters

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Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language

Jim Miller 25/07/2013

This post was updated on Nov. 7, 2018 to include a link to more information about the Pennsylvania Dutch language.  One of the important ways in which the culture of Amish communities is defined and maintained is through the Amish language. The Amish speak a German dialect known as Pennsylvania German, and is often referred to as Pennsylvania Dutch (Deutsche). Amish children learn Pennsylvania Dutch at home and are fluent in it before they learn English.… Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language

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