One misconception that I see often enough is the idea that Amish homes don’t have curtains covering their windows. There is an idea out there that curtains signify vanity and thus Amish don’t have them. I can see the kernel of truth this may have emerged from (Amish tend to shy away from things that lead to vanity and pride), but curtains are certainly seen in Amish bedrooms, bathrooms, and other rooms of the home.

A related, and much more accurate, notion is that Amish homes don’t have shutters. That one is much more true – though there are some exceptions. I look into this topic, showing you some Amish home interiors (and exteriors) in this recent video. Runtime: 3:31.


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