A full one-third of Delaware’s counties have Amish settlements.

Okay, Delaware only has three counties (yep, that kind of sounds like a joke you’d hear an Amish guy make).

Delaware’s sole Amish settlement nestles against state capital Dover.  Amish have been here almost 100 years.

It’s a decent-sized community, actually: 9 church districts, over 1000 people.  Amish have been leaving though.  Land is expensive next to the capital.

Still, it’s still not as busy a place as, say Lancaster County.  I think you can get a sense of that in the photos below.  Amish I talked to last February suggested they’d be here a while yet.

Hope you enjoy these 10 photos of the Dover Amish:

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amish buggy dover

delaware amish silo

amish school delaware

amish birdhouses

delaware amish stamping supplies

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amish trampoline

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amish farm lane delaware

For more info and photos from this settlement, see the Dover, Delaware Amish, and for Dover Amish woodworkers: Delaware Amish furniture.

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