I’ve been getting some interesting photos and information from you guys and am really enjoying it–keep it coming! On the ongoing topic of Amish phone booths, here is a photo of one from a Wisconsin Amish community, sent in by Eric: Eric says that phone booths in his area of Wisconsin tend to be larger […]
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Around 50 Amish families are moving to start a new settlement in southern Illinois, and the natives seem pleased. The group is moving to Saline County from the Cashton, Wisconsin Amish community. Local Salinites look forward to having ‘good, safe neighbors’ as well as the boost to the economy they will likely experience. They’ve even […]
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You may have heard that the Amish have been accused of treating puppies poorly in what have been termed ‘puppy mills’. There have been some highly-publicized cases of animals kept in deplorable conditions. One occurred just recently in Wisconsin. PA supposedly has the rep of ‘puppy mill capital of the East’, due in large part […]
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Wal-Mart and the Amish? Makes a lot of sense. A new store in Black River Falls, Wisconsin has installed hitching posts for Amish buggies. Some find it odd that the Amish would choose to patronize this icon of modern American commerce. Amish have actually been shopping at Wal-Marts for years…the buggy hitch is nothing new […]
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