I’m away from the computer for a couple of days, but have auto-posted some hat shop photos.
The first is from the Nappanee, Indiana Amish community. Nappanee is the 3rd-largest Amish community in Indiana, and 6th-largest in the nation. There is also a small Old Order Mennonite community near Nappanee:
You can see a few different styles here (notice the bottom row).
And even more variety from the Clymer, New York Amish community:
As you’d expect, Lancaster County is home to a couple of hat shops as well.
You might remember an ad for one in this post on the Lancaster County Business Directory. Here is a close-up. I’ve always loved the name of this shop:
That’s it for today. If you like, you can read more on why Amish wear Plain clothing.
Photo credits: Nappanee hat shop: ChicagoGeek; Clymer hat shop: Karen Johnson-WeinerLooking for more good reading on the Amish? Check out our list of best Amish books.