76 responses to The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky
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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2010 at 09:07)

    Hi Erik,

    We almost went to a real estate auction down in Munfordsville this past Saturday, but decided against it at the last minute. I didn’t realize how large it was until looking at the Amish Almanac!

    Not too far away from there, also on the Green River, are the horse and buggy communities of Columbia and Liberty. Columbia has a fairly large, growing Old Order Amish community, while Liberty has an Old Order Mennonite community. There are many shops to visit here. No visit would be complete without a visit to the Bread of Life Cafe, between Liberty and Russellville. Proceeds help support the Galilean Christian Home and School, a Mennonite run home for disadvantaged, abandoned, and physically/mentally challenged children. Hopefully you will have an opportunity to visit this special area of the country on your next trip to Kentucky.

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      Comment on Wrong town (February 1st, 2012 at 01:54)

      Wrong town

      The Bread of Life is located etween Russell Springs and liberty, not Russellville. This might confuse people.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2010 at 10:42)

    Do you know anything at all about the settlement in Scottsville, Ky.?

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      Comment on Scottsville, KY Settlement (November 16th, 2011 at 14:00)

      Scottsville, KY Settlement

      this is an Old Order Mennonite settlement. Very quaint to visit. Need to go to the feed mill and watch the horses grind the grain. Also Hoover’s Buggy Shop is a great place to visit.

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        Comment on Scottsville Ky Old Order Mennonites (April 5th, 2012 at 14:50)

        Scottsville Ky Old Order Mennonites

        Another place to visit on Shores Rd. is the Habeggar Variety Store and on and on Perrytown Road is the Amish Market that has electricity; they make wonderful sandwiches on homemade bread and have a great variety of spices, grains, flours, candy, nuts, and canned pickles, pickled veggies, etc. On Rte/ 585, off of Rte. 100 going west from 31E in Scottsville, there is a large produce
        market “Habeggar’s” open every day except Sunday. There are a few places that also sell Sorghum.

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      Comment on Scottsville/Franklin KY (February 11th, 2012 at 19:04)

      Scottsville/Franklin KY

      There are several old order church districts outside of Bowling Green.
      The older order Amish community is east of exit 6 off I-65 south of Bowling Green

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2010 at 14:53)

    Hi – I am moving tomorrow into the Old Order Mennonite Community in Liberty KY – I will be renting a small cabin from a Mennonite family – extremely wonderful people, and very helpful in my move down there. Their family built this cabin, and is a Mennonite cabin referring to the outhouse, and the water only in the kitchen area, a wood cookstove. I really enjoyed your post today since that area of KY is not far from Casey Co where Liberty is the county seat. I will keep up with your blog when I can get to town to the public library and update my blog since I won’t have electricity/Internet access at the cabin. I look forward to continuing to read your blog. Thanks for sharing such important information with all of us.

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      Sue Nugent
      Comment on Searching for Kathy (March 23rd, 2012 at 20:55)

      Searching for Kathy

      My friend, Kathy, was working for a Produce Farm in Liberty,Ky.when I last heard from her. I am hoping to reconnect with her via one of the Amish Produce Sites. I visit the Hart County Produce Auction quite often. Hopefully she will visit there someday,too,and we can finally meet.

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      Sue Nugent
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (April 13th, 2012 at 17:53)

      Kathy, I will be attending the Amish Produce Auction on April 14,2012 as well as many times throught the year. I hope you can attend sometime this summer and that we will be able to finally meet.I will be watching, in hopes of seeing you there.

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      Comment on Just Wondering (September 17th, 2012 at 22:26)

      Just Wondering

      hi kathy…just curious are you joining the amish ? I’ve talked to my husband about joining the amish community…we are both 50 but just so tired of the rat race…I would like to follow your blog so please post updates

      Thanks Marketta

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2010 at 21:26)

    My husband and I visit the produce auction on 88 now and then.We’ve had very little garden this season due to the extreme weather conditions, so the produce auction was a great help in keeping us in vegetables. We enjoy spending time there with people from surrounding area. It is a great place to visit and buy. We took our family, who was in from Louisiana, there, just so they could experience an auction. They enjoyed the visit as much as we do. They sell great homemade ice cream some days, and with the heat like we’ve had, it was a refreshing treat. A wonderful place to visit.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2010 at 22:03)

    Erik, thanks for this glimpse of Munfordville. I have quite a few cousins living there with their families, and I’ve been meaning to visit for years, but it’s quite a distance from New England. I’m hoping I’ll get a chance in the next few years to go see old friends and kin there. If I don’t know the people there, I would know of them, considering they originated from the same community I did. Now I’m curious if I know “Edna.”

    Saloma Furlong

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      Karen Pollard
      Comment on Why I Left the Amish (March 23rd, 2012 at 21:11)

      Why I Left the Amish


      I am just about to finish reading your book. I have found it one of the most revealing books concerning Amish life I have ever read. My heart breaks for the childhood you experienced. People have no idea these things exist within the Amish community. We have taken the fiction novels that have been written and “romanced” the Amish life to where it is not reality.

      Thank you so much for writing your story. I bet it’s been very cathartic for you putting your thoughts and memories into words.

      I praise you for your efforts and courage!!! God Bless You!

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    Ann Whitaker
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 28th, 2010 at 11:07)

    Thanks for a great post! You’ve made me hungry to visit yet another place.
    Hope this finds you well, and enjoying success from your book.


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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 29th, 2010 at 13:00)

    At Guthrie, you were only about 20 miles from our home in eastern Christian County. Our part of Christian county and the area just east of us in Todd County is heavily populated by Mennonites. The Old Order Amish have settled farther south in Christian County, and as you mentioned, the tractor-driving New Order Amish are all over southern Todd County. This part of Kentucky is really going Deutsch. 🙂

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 29th, 2010 at 18:43)

    My husband and I are looking for land / farm in Kentucky. We love the Munfordville area. Looking for land / farm we met some very kind, warm Amish folks. They are so helpful and honest. They are such a big help and they have educated us a lot in what to look for and what to avoid. We would love to purchase a piece of land in there community. We would feel very safe and comfortable. I would love to learn more about them. But I do have to say I have much respect for them. God Bless….

    USA – Rhode Island

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      Jerry Barron
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (July 22nd, 2011 at 11:49)

      We have land/farm for sale in Monroe County, Ky Land consist of 400 acres in corn and soybean fields and 900+ acres in pasture land and timber.

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        Comment on KY Land For Sale (January 30th, 2012 at 12:37)

        KY Land For Sale

        @ 1300 acres this property is a little large for retirement farm. You could start a NEW settlement! I might sign up for 70+ acres

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      Denise Johnson
      Comment on house for sale 3 acres, close to munfordville (November 16th, 2011 at 08:29)

      house for sale 3 acres, close to munfordville

      I have a home w/ 3 acre that is 12 miles from munfordville. It is located in the hardyville area. you can call me at 814-374-4158. thanks Denise

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 30th, 2010 at 02:32)


    Scottsville, KY is an extremely technologically conservative Old Order Mennonite community with spiritual similarities to the New Order Amish. They organized a decade or two before the emergence of the New Order Amish, and are generally much more welcoming of outsiders than most other Old Order groups.

    The book, “Better Off”, by Eric Brende, is about this community.

    Other settlements in KY very similar to Scottsville in terms of lifestyle and openness to outsiders are located near Holland, Cerulean, Hestand, and Caneyville.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 30th, 2010 at 16:54)

    Hi Erik, Don’t mean to switch topics here, but is the 2011 Almanac available from Raber’s bookstore yet?

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 08:54)

    Hi everyone, thanks for the great comments–lot to read through in here! (I probably should have mentioned I would be off the internet this week while I was in Lancaster). Just got back last night.

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      tom williamons
      Comment on amish realtor (August 20th, 2011 at 17:11)

      amish realtor

      erik,was wondering if u knew a man named allen miller that is an amish realtor was trying to find out how i could get in touch with him.My name is tommy williamson my number is 270-308-0810

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      Susan Hall
      Comment on Info (April 30th, 2012 at 07:40)


      My husband and I are going to plan a trip to Amish Co. in Munfordville,Ky later in the year. Can you give me some information and some good places to visit. Is there a home we could visit that gives tours? When is a good time to visit? and any other info you could give me is appreciated.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 08:55)

    Bill, on Raber’s Almanac, when I was there in late April, it seemed like they were making room for the new one–in fact they gave me 2 or 3 of the 2010 edition free of charge. So it may very well be that the 2011 is out or will be soon.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 08:56)

    Paulette I wish you well in your search! I hadn’t spent much time in KY before my visit but quite liked the state in general. The Amish seem to as well!

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 08:57)

    LJP I had read pieces of the book “Better Off” you mention. I believe he refers to the community as the “Minimites”?

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 09:00)

    Ann, Genevieve, thanks very much. Genevieve I know you have written on horse and buggy communities on your blog before.

    Saloma, I did not realize you were from Geauga. If you ever decide to visit Munfordville, drop me an email and I can give you a couple more details.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 09:03)

    Sue, glad you enjoyed the auction in KY. The extreme weather seems to have affected a lot of places, including Lancaster where I visited this past week. I dropped in briefly to the produce auction at Leola on Tuesday.

    Kathy, I wish you well in the cabin! Hope you’ll have a chance to check back in when you get to the library internet, and let know how it’s going.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 09:06)

    Matthew, thanks for the info on the other communities. KY is a place where you could just spend days driving between settlements as they are scattered all over the state. Seems Liberty would be a nice place to visit.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (October 1st, 2010 at 09:51)

    interesting story on the ky amish. when i used to have a very small business trying to sell amish crafts, i bought some items from a few amish folks in ky. its funny, i just moved to the lancaster area this week from florida. ive yet to explore the area because ive been so busy un-packing, but ill get there. your right about the rain, there has been alot, i notice the streets here dont seem built to handle all that water like florida. id better un-pack so i can explore alittle……… richard

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 2nd, 2010 at 16:56)

    Hi, I’m on a bit of a search to find communities welcoming of visitors and look for maybe an Amish or Mennonite restaurant…I live in Bowling Green, KY and I know there are Amish communities not too far away. I have seen horse nd buggies occasionally when traveling back roads to Hardinsburg and Breckinridge counties and on an overpass near Sonora…I’m looking for places I could take out of town visitors to get some crafts and pies or othr food items.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 2nd, 2010 at 11:46)

    Munfordville or Mattoon near Marion? Which is larger?

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    Karen Pollard
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 2nd, 2010 at 21:55)


    When you visited the produce auction, did they focus on one particular item each day? I can’t imagine an entire day of selling just pumpkins. I’m wondering if some days they would have a variety of vegetables.

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      Sue Nugent
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 24th, 2012 at 05:27)

      Karen, a visit to the local Hart County Produce Auction is one of the highlights of our week during the months they are selling. Folks from all around, gather in, to bring their produce of all kinds, to sell,as do folks who wish to buy. They have a nice big building,with concrete floors but with open walls for the main part.The produce is lined up in long rows, clear across the open building.There are several rows of various products.The majority of the items are in larger volumes,supposedly being sold to businesses,but the last row or two,is in much smaller lots,of various items. In those 2 rows are where we look for things we need and want.Local folks just interested in small batches of produce of various kinds, bid against one another for each item or group of items.About 1/4 of the building is walled up.In that area, they have some of their supplies,their office, the concession stand for selling burgers,ice cream,sodas,etc.The Produce Auction is a fascinating place to bring visitors.We love going there.Many of our friends gather in there,also.You know the saying,”Birds of a feather,flock together.”Like minded folks visit a lot of the same places,therefore,a lot of our friends find their way to the Produce Auction.I am not pictured in the scenes from the auction, but we know several who are pictured.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 3rd, 2010 at 07:11)

    You know Karen, Wed was actually referred to as “pumpkin day”. And there was a mass of them out there, to be sure. But they also had some gourd-type produce as well. But they definitely feature other veggies and fruits other days of the week.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 3rd, 2010 at 07:18)

    Hi Bill, if you meant which Amish settlement is larger, Marion is just around 4 church districts, so about 1/3 the size of Munfordville-Horse Cave.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 6th, 2010 at 21:39)


    Countryside Bake Shop is a Mennonite Bakery – Bulk Foods Store. They also serve soups, salad bar, sandwiches, & desserts. They are located along 68-80 between Bowling Green and Auburn, closest to Auburn. Their hours are Mon – Fri 7-5 and Sat 8-3.

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    Gary Sloan
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (December 7th, 2010 at 09:27)

    I visited this area a couple of montths ago. It is one of the most beautiful I have been to. I made a few stops and the people were wonderful. I have been looking at moving to an area where Amish live and this area really appeals to me. Munfordville is wonderful.

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    Comment on amish horse supplies (April 22nd, 2011 at 16:46)

    amish horse supplies

    i am looking for area of amish that make horse tack and horseshoes bridles etc. thanks

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    Comment on Visited (April 24th, 2011 at 01:03)


    I took my friends to Munfordville where we were able to spot a few Amish houses and horse and buggies as well as go to a couple of bulk foods stores…We went to Detweiler’s (they sell homemade oatmeal cookies called Spellbinders, it was 2.50 for about 10 or 12 and they both of the plates of cookies were gone by the time we got home) and Yoder’s and talked to the women working there…Whenever we passed a horse and buggy the people always waved and nodded.
    Since it was not that far over to Sonora we decided to try and find some Swartzentruber Amish. We were lucky enough to run into a lady and her son selling baskets and jams out of their buggy at a gas station. When I told her we were interested in learning more about their way of life she quickly invited my friends and I to go to her house and ask whatever questions we liked…I was really excited to get to meet her family and see the inside of the home…A big surprise was that they were making dandelion wine…They drink it with dinner or what-have-you…the daughter was quick to explain it is not to get drunk but some with dinner is fine.

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    Al in Ky.
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (April 24th, 2011 at 04:46)

    I always enjoy visiting both of those communities,also. Next
    time you visit Sonora, you may want to drive on up to the Glendale
    area, only a few miles away. On Highway 31W north of Glendale there is a large bent and dent and furniture store which
    is run by some Amish from Munfordville.

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    Comment on I've read about that (April 24th, 2011 at 23:51)

    I've read about that

    Al, I read about and had the address for that place, but I really wasn’t sure about how exciting it would be for my friends…I think the most frustrating pre-trip thing was trying to find addresses of places which may be interesting to see or meet folks. I got a few addresses from this blog and just happened upon the signs for others while we were on Cub Run Hwy area, but in general I think it’s kind of hard to know where to go.

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      Sue Nugent
      Comment on interesting places to visit (March 12th, 2012 at 15:12)

      interesting places to visit

      Detweiler’s Store in Cub Run, Ky. is definitely a great place to take visitors. I live in the south Hardin County area, and am located half way between the dent and bent store on 31W near Glendale, and the Detweilerr’s Store in Cub Run, and I either take or direct family and friends to visit both.They are both fascinating places to see. The new sky light ceiling lighting in the dent and bent store is an attraction in itself.

      P.S. There is a sawmill, next door,up the hill a piece, from the Hardware Store, and another mill on the road which connects in the middle of Kessinger.I have heard that the 2nd one I mentioned, might have had a fire. Not real sure on that though.We use John Miller’s sawmill. He is located on Upton-Sonora Road.

      There is a tack shop in Sonora,Ky. on Mason Road,a connecter road between 720 and Upton-Melrose Road.I believe it is run by Millers,too.

      I hope this is helpful information for some.

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    Mary Lewis
    Comment on Hey Erik (May 30th, 2011 at 14:57)

    Hey Erik

    I have been very interested in the Amish communities, and I would really like to learn more about them. I have been thinking about finding an amish penpal, but so far I haven’t had any luck. Is there any way that you could help me find one. I am 21 years of age, and would like to get to know this wonderful lifestyle. Please email me if you can help me.
    Thanks so much,
    Mary Lewis

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    Comment on Scottsville community (June 9th, 2011 at 13:14)

    Scottsville community

    I live in TN and visit the community in Scottsville almost every weekend. Off Hwy 231, turn west on Hwy 100, go 7-8 miles then right at the Habeggers’ Variety Store sign. The tourist shop is a ways on the left. But to get to farms, turn left out of the parking lot and right onto Shores Road. Farms are all over – take roads and you will find stands/buildings where they sell. The local variety store is at the first stop sign (see it on the left). Ask them about farms. The little buildings where they sell have a map of the area.

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      Arlene Cunningham
      Comment on Produce (August 10th, 2011 at 18:39)


      I live in Hendersonville TN and would love to shop for produce in Amish country in KY. My daughter and I want to take a trip there on Sat. morning to buy produce suitable for canning. Can you recommend specific farms or are they all good. Do they have good buys as we want to buy in bulk? When is the best time to go? Is Fri better than Sat?
      Thank you so much!

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    David and Tammy Harris
    Comment on Munfordville Plain Community (August 4th, 2011 at 17:39)

    Munfordville Plain Community

    We are a Plain, Holy Spirit filled, married couple in our 30’s living in Munfordville. We do not have any church affiliation with Amish, Mennonite, brethren,Hutterite, Quaker etc… At this time. We are seeking fellowship, in home church services, work share networking, etc with other plain people in our area. We have recently moved here and would love to join/form a plain community here. Please email us at oasis.homestead@yahoo.com or call us 270-473-1999

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      Tracy Lee
      Comment on David and Tammy Harris (February 18th, 2012 at 09:59)

      David and Tammy Harris

      to David and Tammy Harris I just saw youre post wanted to let you know that I love the way plain people are how they live and serve the Lord I am not a plain person would love to be friends I am in my 30 married with 4 kids We do try to live simple life.My number is 859-248-6284

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    Karen Pollard
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (August 4th, 2011 at 18:16)

    My husband and I drove to the Munfordville area last weekend. We enjoyed the drive although didn’t get too far off the beaten path. Didn’t see any buggies at all, but saw the tell tale signs of horses having been there several times.

    We found a lovely variety store, visited and bought a few items.

    Looking forward to going back soon.

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    Sean Davis
    Comment on My time in Ky (August 31st, 2011 at 15:49)

    My time in Ky

    I work for a company that sells childrens books door-to-door during the summers. The company only employs college kids. It is a great program that helps us pay for school. During my first summer I was centered in Hart County, Ky. I cannot stress enough how wonderful of an experience I had, especially while immersed in the Amish communities. Many of my friends working in neighboring counties would actually skip over the amish houses! This was absurd to me. The amish folk I ran accross were nothing but kind and hospitable. They gave me plenty of memories that will last a lifetime for me. Thank you to the Millers, Yoders, Detweilers, Schmuckers, Borntregers, and anyone else I might have forgotten. 🙂 Enjoy the books!

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      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (August 31st, 2011 at 16:18)

      Sean, that is great, Southwestern? I had a similar experience in Arthur, Illinois, then ended up selling books to Amish in 4 more states. Great experience and great memories meeting a lot of good families, quite a few of whom I’ve kept in touch with.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 11th, 2011 at 17:05)

    I am looking to join a plain community. I live in Cave City which is minutes from the Horse Cave Amish. If you have any information to give me, I will receive it with thanks =]

    Thanks in advance

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (September 27th, 2011 at 12:23)

    I’m looking for the clothes and crafts cottage (the sign that is pictured in this post). I have been to Logsdon Valley many times to purchase Pumpkin Butter and other jellies from Anna, but have never seen the clothes and crafts cottage.

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    Comment on New Directory (October 27th, 2011 at 20:21)

    New Directory

    Hello Erik

    I was in Munfordville today and they finally have a new Directory.

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    melody baugh
    Comment on Help finding the amish (November 3rd, 2011 at 11:15)

    Help finding the amish

    I am going to try and go to munfordville again this weekend,I am in search of the amish,My husband took me last weekend we seen 1 amish man on buggy and husband kept going.He said I must have better directions to the amish anyone know where I can tell him to go?I always find the amish anywhere we go,but this time its been a bear ..Thanks

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      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 3rd, 2011 at 14:03)

      Melody, here’s an address to an Amish salvage store in that community:

      Rocky Top Salvage
      632 East Gap Hill Road
      Cub Run, several
      miles west of Munfordville,off Hwy 88

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      Al in Ky.
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 3rd, 2011 at 19:10)

      Melody — Erik gave you the right road to travel to find the
      heart of the Amish community at Munfordville. Take State Hwy. 88
      west from Munfordville and travel to Cub Run. I’ve been on that
      route many times and I don’t see that many buggies, unless there’s
      an auction sale or benefit dinner at the auction building on Hwy.
      88. However, there are many Amish businesses, and here’s a few
      I would suggest stopping at:

      Anna’s Kitchen — 1985 Logsdon Valley Rd.
      Miller’s Greenhouse and Furniture — 2375 Macon-Kessinger Rd.
      J. T. Sales — 140 Archie Fryer Rd.(sells Amish art of D.L.Miller)
      Yoder’s Variety Shoppe — 179 Archie Fryer Rd.
      Detweiler Country Store –12825 Priceville Rd.
      Rocky Top Salvage — 632 E. Gap Hill Rd.

      If you stop at all of these stores and look around, I think you’ll
      have a full day in the Amish community of Munfordville. I’ve found
      the store owners at all of these to be very interesting to talk
      with. Only thing I haven’t found is an Amish-style restaurant
      to get a meal. I’ve been there usually on a day when there’s an
      event at the auction building and have had good food there.

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        Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 3rd, 2011 at 23:43)

        are they amy blacksmiths leather goods in this area iam looking for horse shoes bridles and thing for horses thank you

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          Al in Ky.
          Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 4th, 2011 at 07:06)

          I don’t know of such a shop, but you might try calling
          Detweiler’s Hardware, an Amish store at Cub Run, at
          270-524-7967, and they may be able to direct you to one.

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 3rd, 2011 at 23:41)

    i am looking for area of amish community that makes leather supplies bridles halters etc, also blacksmiths that make horseshoes and such any info would be appreciated

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    David and Tammy Harris
    Comment on Horse tack and shoeing (November 4th, 2011 at 07:02)

    Horse tack and shoeing

    Take Hwy 88 out of Munfordville about 6 miles. You will see a horse tack shop and building supply on your left very close together. Very nice people that run those shops, we are personal friends with some of the family members. They will make custom designed leather goods as well.
    To find the farrier turn left down the paved road (don’t know the name) directly BEFORE these 2 shops. Follow this road, straight till the dead end. You will pass Reubens house, the Amish lumbermill on your right. You’ll come to an Amish house, pastures on both sides of the road, large barn on right and a workshop with a circle drive at the very end of the road. It’s a lovely hilltop view there. Ask for Willmer, the father, land owner and farrier. His older sons also help him run the business. He has helped us work on our horses and his entire family is a pure delight!

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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 4th, 2011 at 23:09)

    thank you very much

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    Al in Ky.
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (November 28th, 2011 at 07:05)

    The Hart County Produce Auction at 6880 Cub Run Highway, west
    of Munfordville, will have its second annual Christmas Consignment
    Auction on Sat. Dec. 3 starting at 9:30 a.m., CST. Their sale
    bill states they will have poinsettias,citrus fruit, jams & jellies,crafts, small animals, hay, straw, firewood & more.
    If you’ve never visited the Munfordville Amish community, this
    would be an interesting day to visit.

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    Comment on Scottsville (December 9th, 2011 at 01:12)


    Seeing these pictures brought back lots of memories..you see I grew up in the Old Order Mennonite church in Scottsville and go back from time to time to visit my family..just thought y’all might find that interesting 🙂

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    Craig and Tracey Coale
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (January 29th, 2012 at 17:53)

    Hi, we are looking for directions to any Amish saw mill in KY, needing wood to re-do an old barn, any help is appreciated. Thank you!

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      Al in Ky.
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (January 30th, 2012 at 07:24)

      I would suggest you call Detweiler’s Hardware, an Amish store at
      Cub Run in the Munfordville settlement. I beleive they could tell
      you where there is a sawmill in that settlement. Detweiler’s phone
      number is 270-524-7967.

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    Robbie in Science Hill
    Comment on Looking for quilt auctions.. (March 2nd, 2012 at 22:24)

    Looking for quilt auctions..

    We have attended the Galilean Home’s quilt auction in Liberty for several years. We were talking to a group of Mennonite ladies who told us of a quilt auction held in June in the Auburn area. I haven’t been able to located any information on this. Does anyone have any information or know of a person I could contact? Thanks!

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    Karen Pollard
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 2nd, 2012 at 23:32)

    Robbie, I am not familiar with this auction. I do know of am Amish auction held on Saturday of Labor Day weekend every year to benefit the Amish schools in their region. It’s held at the Cannelburg Center.

    You can contact Wagler’s Quilt Shop for more information. I’ve attended the past two years and actually bought 2 quilts in September 2011. Not sure of the exact address, but he does have a phone in his business so you can contact them. Search the Washington, IN area. They are all part of the southern Indiana Amish community.

    They always have great food to buy and it’s just a fascinating day. I’m a quilter, so it’s always wonderful to gaze on the gorgeous quilting on display. THere are usually around 150-200 quilts auctioned off.

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      Robbie in Science Hill
      Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 5th, 2012 at 13:48)

      Thanks for the information Karen. I also love the quilts, the colors and stiching are wonderful. I have purchased several Amish & Minnonite made quilts also. I will definitely look into event you told me about!


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    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 6th, 2012 at 11:32)

    Robbie, last year in June a quilt auction was held in Fairview, Kentucky, about 45-60 minutes from Auburn. It has been terminated and will not be held this year.

    You may be interested in the 3rd. Annual Kentucky Haiti Benefit Auction in Liberty, Kentucky, on Saturday, April 28, 2012. They would sell quilts. More information is available at www.kyhba.org.

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    Al in Ky.
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 15th, 2012 at 18:43)

    The annual Spring Consignment Auction will be held at the Hart
    County Produce Auction building on April 14, 2012, starting at
    9 a.m., CDT. (Go early for some good breakfast!) The building is
    located at 6880 Cub Run Highway, between Munfordville and Cub
    Run. This is a very large auction with many different types of things for sale, but I’ve never seen too many quilts for sale. For more information call the auction at 270-524-0005.

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      Sue Nugent
      Comment on new 2012 schedule (March 15th, 2012 at 20:08)

      new 2012 schedule

      We just recieved the Hart County Produce Auction’s new 2012 schedule,today.We can’t wait for the new season to get started.

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    Robbie in Science Hill
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (March 16th, 2012 at 12:22)

    Linda,thanks for the info and link. I will check this out for sure. Casey Co. is the next county over from us so that will be really handy!

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    mallarie klooster
    Comment on The Amish of Munfordville, Kentucky (June 6th, 2012 at 08:05)

    hello my name is mallarie klooster

    i am a 18 year old woman looking forward to joing an old order amish settlement. i am in need of a family to take me in for a year. i want to join because i am ready to serve my lord in everyway possible and i feel that converting is the way to do it, i am very church oriented. i have wanted to join ever since i have been old enough to understand what being amish really is. i am hear to serve our lord. so please contact me at mallarie26@yahoo.com or text me at (302)222-5493 if u have any information about a old order amish family willing to take a 18 year old woman in for a year

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