A few quick photos from the Amish settlement in Charlotte County, Virginia.  This is a small community of just one church district.  Amish here drive Lancaster County grey buggies.

Have been having a great visit (am currently in Lancaster County, and visiting PA Dutch markets around Philadelphia today), though internet is pretty scarce!

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A Virginia Amish buggy sign. No word if “Rudolph” is a popular name for horses in this community.

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Snail mail.

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In the winter months Amish produce farmers start their plants off in greenhouses like this one.

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Dairy farming and sawmills are common among Amish in Charlotte County, VA.

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An Amish phone shanty at the end of a lane.

I haven’t found a phone shanty with wi-fi yet, so had to use Barnes and Noble’s to be able to post this–although I should say I did just charge my cell phone on my host’s sons’ “clandestine” cell phone charging station in a tiny basement closet!


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