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Then we went to an antique store and the railway museum, which is impressive. We had an hr at the latter, and marvelled in witnessing all kinds of magnificent locomotives. In some cases, it is is possible to board them. We also saw a steam engine in action. Then we had an ice cream and saw some Amish youngsters playing games, though the men played football together, and the ...
... and village shop on site. Quilts are very expensive but well worth the cost since mostly hand sewn. They do use sewing machines these days, just convert them to run off air compressor or keep in work place where they can have electricity. Next for lunch we went to the Kettle Kitchen Village in Intercourse. This was a very commercial place that was businesses owned ...
... their home/farms on this glorious 26oC day. Once married women stay and work in the home and on the farm. Men, once they are married grow a beard. We were told of their protocols to marriage, dress, and traditions, and had a tour through an example of a traditional Amish family house and furnishings, clothes, etc all guided by a local expert.
There are no churches, but all go to church on Sundays – rotating to one another’s ...
... houses and how generations live together with each generation building onto the back of the house for the oldest generation to live in. So we saw some 3 generation houses. We heard how their schooling system works and how they have special permission for children to stop school at 12 and fill in log books as they learn their parents farming life or skill. The telephone sheds were ...
- Today is a big move day as we have 6 hours of drive time AND we have to bypass NYC.
- Karen does a great job of navigating us around NYC but we still see huge lineups heading toward NYC even though we are 50 miles away and it is Sunday! Thank goodness we are going the other way!
- As we arrive in Lancaster County the land opens up to rolling fields and lush farms and LOTS of horse drawn Amish carts. this is Amish country and they are a neat culture ...