Posts Tagged: amish culture

What is a Pie Safe?

You may have heard of a pie safe, but they are not used quite as much by Englishers as they used to be since technology has advanced. A pie safe is an old piece of furniture that would be used to store pies to keep them safe from bugs, vermin, and maybe even the children…. Read more »

The History of Amish Furniture

Amish furniture is created primarily by the Amish communities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. Made of 100% wood, without the use of any synthetic “wood” product; the style of Amish furniture is normally traditional in design.   Coming into its own, in the 1920’s; Amish furniture was discovered during the same time period as American… Read more »

All About The Amish Buggy

The horse-drawn buggy is one of the most iconic symbols of the Amish. They come in many styles and colors, which would reflect the different preferences of that particular community. However even though many think the popular choice was the black buggy, this actually isn’t true.   The Amish have different buggies that are very… Read more »

10 Myths about the Amish

  There are many rumors about the Amish that are simply not true! Here is a list of ten for clarification:   The Amish have arranged marriages. Just like all other young adults, the Amish are allowed to go on dates, even if they don’t go to some of the places that others do.  … Read more »