Amish Homes

Look Inside an Ohio Amish Home (7 Photos)

Look Inside an Ohio Amish Home (7 Photos)

Reader Ashley recently alerted me to photos of what can only be an Amish-owned home in the Belle Center, Ohio community. This home is up for sale, and you can see over two dozen photos of it at the realtor’s listing here (Update: photos no longer online, but we’ve posted some of them below). We’ve seen a few photos from a Belle Center Amish home…

Household Items of the Adams County, Indiana Amish

Household Items of the Adams County, Indiana Amish

The photos below show some typical items used in the Adams County, Indiana Amish community.  The Amish of Adams County are considered “lower” or more traditional than many other groups.  These photos were taken in a local shop. This first photo shows a common style of oil lamp, the form of lighting used in this community.  Our contributor notes that pink is also a common…

Inside an Amish-Built (English-Owned) Home – 16 Photos

Inside an Amish-Built (English-Owned) Home – 16 Photos

We’ve looked inside Amish homes many times before. Today, something a little different: an English-owned home, inspired by the design of Amish houses and built by an Amish contractor. My English friends who live in this home near Shipshewana, Indiana, previously lived at Arthur, Illinois.  They had this home built three years ago with a distinctly Amish flavor. As you can see below, the exterior…

Inside an Amish Home: Swartzentruber Amish Kitchen

Inside an Amish Home: Swartzentruber Amish Kitchen

Following up last week’s photo of a Michigan Amish kitchen, we have another shot courtesy of Karen Johnson-Weiner.  I think you’ll notice quite a difference between this week’s and last week’s photos. This one was taken in a Swartzentruber Amish kitchen.  Swartzentruber Amish are among the plainest and most conservative Amish groups: I’ve zoomed in on a couple of bits.  The utensils: And the stove:…