The Harmony, Minnesota Amish community is the largest in the state. In the video below, a television station visits the community and interviews an Amishman named Dennis as well as a local tour guide. It’s a brief but enjoyable look at this conservative Swartzentruber settlement.

I don’t recall a lot of cases in which Swartzentruber Amish appeared on camera. Dennis gives a nice interview here; talking about uniformity, he observes that “Maybe that keeps us from wanting to be like the Joneses and we can’t afford it. We don’t try to catch up with the other person. Maybe that helps.”


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