235 responses to Wisconsin Amish

  • Laura Siler
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (November 30th, 2013 at 01:57)


    I am looking for a Amish pen pal and was wondering If anyone has a connection with an Amish community that wouldn’t mind an English pen pal

    • Leslie Leon-Cremeens
      Comment on Wisconsin Amish (December 16th, 2013 at 14:39)

      Amish Pen Pals

      If you can get yourself a copy of The Budget, that is THE Amish newspaper and they are listings in there for penpals—or you could put your own listing in there.

      • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (December 16th, 2013 at 17:57)

        I don’t think they accept Amish pen pal listings actually, or don’t anymore. I was asked to let that be known a while back. Here’s the page for the pen pal topic:http://amishamerica.com/how-can-i-find-an-amish-pen-pal/

  • Ginger Kay Stevens
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (January 23rd, 2014 at 17:02)

    information request

    I am living in Madison, WI and searching for volunteer assembly work. I am also trained in office work. I sent two resumes to the Akron, Pennsylvania office today. My grandmother was mixed with Pennsylvania German blood and has Pennsylvania geneology somewhere but we know her from Rutland, Illinois. I have seen the Amish people outside but mainly just want to mention that I know about her industrious approach. I would like to learn more about this so I can concentrate better and nurture my interest in helping.
    I do not have it with me but I have a public aid case number. I also am a food coop member but not in Madison because I am in the process of joining a new one in Bloomington-Normal, IL. I have worked in Bloomington at the State Job Center as a temporary. I have a Social Security job list and have worked at four jobs in Madison since living here. I have also volunteered at the Dane County Farmer’s Market under Manager Larry Johnson.

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  • Deb
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 00:03)

    Amish Furniture Maker

    Was wondering if anyone could tell me on where any of the Amish are that make custom made furniture. Looking for someone who does quality work. Thanks for any help you can provide.

    • Mary Jo
      Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 07:58)

      There is an Amish gentleman near Marytown/St Anna area that does furniture and cabinets, etc.
      They also have a wonderful bakery.
      Your location would be helpful.

      • Deb
        Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 11:37)

        Custom furniture

        We’re not looking in any particular area for the furniture. We would go where ever and go spend the day and enjoy the adventure of our trip. We are south of Milwaukee.

    • Linda
      Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 26th, 2014 at 11:21)

      Wisconsin Amish Furniture

      Deb, you may want to check these lists:


      Valley Woodworks
      Custom made cabinets, desks, bedroom sets
      Mervin and Ruth Schmucker
      W5594 Stub Lane
      Shawano, WI 54166

      Twin Oak Woodturning
      Custom Kitchens, Custom Furniture. Cherry, Hickory, Maple, Oak
      Andrew Hochstetler
      W2053 Kiel Road
      New Holstein, WI 53061

      If you visit an Amish settlement, you can ask around.

      This publication from 2013 has a map of Columbia County Amish businesses (Pardeeville, Dalton, Kingston, Markesan) on page 25:
      It lists Maple Lane Furniture and some cabinet shops.

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  • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 11:14)

    Experienced writers needed

    I write non-fiction books about personal experiences with the Anabaptists. But, I’m in my 79th year on earth and could defer to writers who have had or will have experiences with these pain people in the state of WI.
    I’ve written 8 non-fiction books about them, and working on 9 and 10, with room for your writings that have been read by a friend, and proofed by a proofreader.
    I’ll watch for your reply on this site. Google my full name to see what Amazon and others might be listing under other sellers. I have none of my books left out of 8,500 copies sold.
    Richard Lee Dawley

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  • Marshall Sawyers
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 20:46)

    Walworth Amish


    Ever hear of Amish living in Walworth Co? I lived there 5 years and I never have. I think this TV program is a phony

    • mark
      Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 25th, 2014 at 22:59)

      Its all fake. You see them do all this crazy stuff with the english and never does anyone call the police. Tonight on the show in Wisconsin that would been felony destruction of private property

    • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 26th, 2014 at 09:12)

      Phony TV "Documentaries"

      The producer of one of the escapades is from England. THERE ARE NO AMISH IN ENGLAND AND NEVER HAVE BEEN. How does she KNOW the real Amish?

  • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 26th, 2014 at 05:49)

    we have several

    We are connected to 4 different craftsman. Not to mention we have inhouse craftsman. We stock and have special amish orders built. Over 12000 sq ft plus full amish bulk foods. 920 696 3100

  • Arley d
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 26th, 2014 at 21:03)

    I live in Walworth county. There are no Amish. There are in rock co. The next county over. I could see the store owner not calling the police. He was ripping people off. But that store, and all their Walworth county footage is all scenery I have never seen before.

    • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 28th, 2014 at 11:31)

      There is one Amish settlement listed in Rock & Green Counties according to this comprehensive 2013 listing: http://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/57700/JAPAS_Donnermeyer_Luthy_vol1-issue2_pp107-129.pdf?sequence=1

      There’s no settlement listed for Walworth County. Sometimes Amish spill over into the adjacent county, but this settlement looks like it is situated on the opposite side of Rock Co. Like others have said, I wouldn’t rely on much you see on shows like this.

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  • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 30th, 2014 at 13:34)


    Are there any Amish Communities near Coloma, WI ?

    • Patricia L Huber
      Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 30th, 2014 at 13:41)

      Amish near Coloma, WI

      There is a small group of Amish that live between Wautoma and Coloma near the communities of Richford and Dakota.

  • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 30th, 2014 at 19:04)

    Amish near Coloma

    Well described, Patricia. I’d like to hear more about your experiences with the Wautoma Amish.
    Wautoma quilt and furniture acution is July 5th that I plan to attend. I’ve sold many of my 8 books at their auctions.
    I’m in New Berlin outside Milwaukee and looking for a place to stay the night before. any suggestions?

  • Mandy
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (March 30th, 2014 at 21:52)

    Amish near Coloma

    I believe there is still a really nice Amish owned and run greenhouse in Coloma. I’ve seen several homes in that area.

  • Comment on Wisconsin Amish (April 6th, 2014 at 19:39)

    looking for walworth county amish

    can you plz tell me where they are located at want to enjoy watching then and stuff they make etc ty so much barbara foster

  • Marshall Sawyers
    Comment on Wisconsin Amish (April 7th, 2014 at 00:10)


    depends on where you live,stations differ though out the country
    Dallas area tues on 120 at 6PM

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