The clip clopping of horse hooves on a country lane. Barefoot children in straw hats and bonnets. Black buggies, barn raisings, and tables laden with pickles, casseroles and shoofly pie. These are the images that come to most of our minds when we picture the Amish. The "Plain Folk" (as they refer to themselves) have captured the popular imagination of mainstream America for over a century, enchanting many with their simple garb, rural lifestyle and avoidance of modern technology.
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