If you ever thought that perhaps the Amish woodworkers that create our DutchCrafters Amish furniture worked a mite too hard, not to worry — today is a holiday for them! Read on for a quick #KnowledgeGrab on Ascension Day for the Amish in America.Read More #KnowledgeGrab – Ascension Day
Flipping the switch when you walk into your pitch dark house. Warming up soup in the microwave. Checking the ticker for scores at the bottom of the television. These are all extremely routine and simple tasks we do every day and most likely take for granted. For the Amish, these aren’t even prospects.Read More No horse and buggies rockin’ down to Electric Avenue!
It’s a nice day for a white wedding!Read More It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…Nuptials?
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 PinecraftRead More The Amish of Pinecraft
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 LanguageRead More Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language