A tour of Amish country – Long Prairie and points north and west

Part of the reason for our day trip route a few weeks ago was to look for Amish buildings. We love looking for them – because often the Amish will also have a home store or stand where we can buy baked goods or other hand-crafted or home-grown items. This trip did not fail us; we bought bread, pie, and candy. All healthy and all tasted wonderful.

This blog contains bits of Amish life – buildings, work, and transportation.

First we have photos of Amish homes. Note the large size of the homes with additions — all painted white. Out buildings are often painted red.

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Below is a schoolhouse – small and serviceable to a rural neighborhood.

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And an outbuilding –

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Below is an Amish-run sawmill. It looks like they have been busy.

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And then there is farming and haying  …

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And finally, there is the preferred mode of transportation …

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And the end of the day …

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And there you have a quick glimpse of Amish life.

Thanks for reading. I hope you return. 

Other of my posts about Amish:

https://carolynlbraun.com/2015/09/15/eating-a-haystack/

https://carolynlbraun.com/2015/11/14/another-amish-haystack-dinner-fun-as-always/

 

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