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Amish Country in Holmes County Ohio Photos

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Why no pictures of the people themselves? Respect for their beliefs. With some exceptions, the Amish of Holmes County, Ohio, believe it is vain to have their pictures made. The Amish canoe image was an exception. Just as the young man turned away to accommodate snapping the picture, the young girl in the back leaned forward in curiosity—no vanity meant, none taken. Also follow our roads less traveled guide into the Amish Country of Holmes County, Ohio.

Amish canoe on buggy along Highway US 30 in Wayne County Ohio north of Holmes County Ohio.

A canoe rides on top of an Amish buggy running along Highway US 30 between Canton and Wooster, Ohio. A few miles south in Holmes County Ohio you discover one of the largest Amish communities in North America. A note about this photo: With some exceptions, the Amish of Holmes County Ohio believe it is vain to have their pictures made. The Amish canoe photo—taken along Highway US 30 East of Wooster Ohio—was an exception. Just as the young man turned away to accommodate snapping the picture, the young girl in the back leaned forward in curiosity: no vanity meant, none taken.

Hay stacks set by Amish farmers in Holmes County Ohio.

Hay stacks set by Amish farmers in Holmes County Ohio.

Wind energy pump supplies water to an Amish farm in Holmes County Ohio.

Wind energy pump supplies water to an Amish farm in Holmes County Ohio.

An Amish farm in Holmes County Ohio.

Amish farm photograph from the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio. Holmes County Ohio has one of the largest Amish communities in North America. Take your camera, but respect their beliefs about photography and vanity.

Water flowing from a spring fed well on an Amish Farm in Holmes County Ohio.

Water flowing from a spring fed well on an Amish Farm in Holmes County Ohio.

An Amish buggy parked in Holmes County Ohio.

Amish horse and buggy parked in Holmes County Ohio. Holmes County Ohio has one of the largest Amish communities in North America. Take your camera, but respect their beliefs.

Amish horse and buggy parking lot in Wooster Ohio north of Holmes County Ohio.

Amish horse and buggy parking lot in Wooster Ohio north of Holmes County Ohio.

The primary lanugage of the Amish is German. They also speak English.

A German language sign at the horse and buggy parking lot in Wooster Ohio. The primary language of Old Order Amish is German. Most also speak English.

Fast and strong horses pull the buggies in Amish Country in Holmes County Ohio.

Fast and strong horses pull the buggies in Amish Country in Holmes County Ohio.

Country road in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

Country road in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio. For ideas on how to travel in Amish country see our article on how to politely see the Amish of Holmes County, Ohio.

A photographer snaps a picture in Amish country in Holmes County Ohio.

A photographer snaps a picture in Amish country in Holmes County Ohio.

Fall colors in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

Fall colors in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

A one lane road in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

A one lane road shows off the Fall colors of the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

One lane bridges are common in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

One lane bridges are common in the Amish Country of Holmes County Ohio.

Milkweed pods near an Amish farm in Holmes County Ohio.

Milkweed pods near an Amish farm in Holmes County Ohio.

Amish barn with no electricty near the border of Wayne and Holmes Counties in North Central Ohio

Amish barn with no electricty near the border of Wayne and Holmes Counties in North Central Ohio

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