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A group which began in Switzerland and migrated to the United States, the Amish still plow with horses and drive in black painted horse buggies. They also dress based on fashions from the time of the group's beginning.

A group which began in Switzerland and migrated to the United States, the Amish still plow with horses and drive in black painted horse buggies. They also dress based on fashions from the time of the group's beginning.

These are Amish farmers today, but everyone did it this way when I was young.

Amish sue US government for 'mark of the Beast' on livestock

Amish farmers are to sue the US government on the grounds that plans to put electronic identity tags on livestock constitute imposing the "mark of the Beast".

"Family Business"  All hands are needed to bring in the harvest.  [photo by Bill Coleman; 1925-2014]

The Photographs of Bill Coleman

Amish ride in a buggy in Centerville, N.Y., on July 13, 2011

Inside Amish life

A look at the lives of these traditionalist farmers who spurn machinery and other modern conveniences

plowing horses

The Mare's Tales - Gypsy Mare Studios

The Mare's Tales ~ Gypsy Mare Studios ~ Jennifer MacNeill-Traylor

Is there anything cuter than a little kid and a big horse? :) I dont think so.

Cowboy, take me away.

This is just a place of sweet southern comfort, and for those who are country music obsessed - like me. I don't take credit for any of the photos I post. If you'd like credit for yours, just let me know, and I'll take care of it! I take requests in my ask for country lyric edits.

The simple life: Amish women drive their horse and buggy through country lanes in Ohio

Amish country: Finding comfort, joy and plenty of intrigue in Ohio

Andrew Trimbee finds a large dose of hospitality among the world's largest Amish community, 70 miles north-east of Ohio's capital , Columbus.

Nothing like spending two summers in Amish Country to keep your kid on the straight and narrow.

Amish, Lancaster PA, Amish Lifestyle

Lancaster Pennsylvania has been know for years as a farming community and for the Amish culture. In fact, Lancaster has some of the most productive non-irrigated farmland in the country. This is probably one of the reasons that the Old Order Amish, Mennonites, Brethren and other "Plain People", find the area so appealing. Their priorities are first to God and second to their families and farms. There are many different variations within the the "Plain People", but it is their faith and…