In the Arthur Amish community in Illinois the Amish often ride bicycles.

In the Arthur Amish community in Illinois the Amish often ride bicycles.

Can you say extreme patriarch society? Wow

I used to be Amish storytime

Ohio’s Amish country is a great place to experience something truly unique.  Holmes County, Ohio holds the largest Amish community in the world, and it makes for a memorable vacation. #Amish #Country #Travel #Guide

Ohio Amish Country Travel Guide

Ohio’s Amish country is a great place to experience something truly unique. Holmes County, Ohio holds the largest Amish community in the world, and it makes for a memorable vacation. #Amish #Country #Travel #Guide

Rare look inside Amish community.  Taking a break from a hard day's work to play some baseball.

Rare look inside Amish community. Taking a break from a hard day's work to play some baseball.

Funerals are generally held in the home of the deceased. The funeral service is simple, with no eulogy or flowers. Caskets are plain wooden boxes, made within the local community. Most Amish communities will allow the embalming of the body by a local undertaker familiar with Amish customs, but no makeup is applied.  An Amish funeral and burial is typically held three days after death. The deceased is usually buried in the local Amish cemetery.

“Fulfilling The Law Of Christ”

Funerals are generally held in the home of the deceased. The funeral service is simple, with no eulogy or flowers. Caskets are plain wooden boxes, made within the local community. Most Amish communities will allow the embalming of the body by a local undertaker familiar with Amish customs, but no makeup is applied. An Amish funeral and burial is typically held three days after death. The deceased is usually buried in the local Amish cemetery.

Arriving in Lancaster County in the 1720s, the oldest and largest Amish community in the country is the Amish of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Learn more about their unique way of life.

Arriving in Lancaster County in the 1720s, the oldest and largest Amish community in the country is the Amish of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Learn more about their unique way of life.

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