The Lapp family grandchildren from Lancaster, Pa., showed off their new pony and cart to guests Sue and Joe Jarosh last week. Their grandmother, Anna Lapp, creates Amish quilts for their shop in Jacksonport. Sue Jarosh/For the Door County Advocate
We recently returned from their annual spring trip to visit the Amish for our business, Jacksonport Craft Cottage. The 3,500-mile drive takes us to families in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
We visited the three largest Amish settlements in the country: Lancaster County, Penn.; Holmes County, Ohio; and LaGrange County, Ind.
While in Pennsylvania we stayed near Lancaster in the home of our Amish friends, Anna and Reuben Lapp, and experienced life with the Amish for several days. Their native language is a form of German - Pennsylvania Dutch. The Amish ...