When it comes to the religious minority group, Amish, there is a need for debunking a few myths, while highlighting some unknown facts. The Amish culture is charming and known across the globe for upholding the traditional values. They may have shunned modernity, but they still continue to amaze the world with their lifestyle and traditions. Here are some facts you may have never heard about the Amish before.
1. The Amish
They are now found primarily within Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio and surrounding states. Their population increases each year. In the beginning of the 20th century there were only about 5,000 Amish, today there are over 250,000. When we think of the Amish, we primarily think of buggies, bonnets, butter churning and a zero-tolerance policy on electricity. But, this list may enlighten you to some of the lesser-known facts about the Amish.