Amish Country Address Book Author:Marshall Dussinger The Amish are the plainest of the many plain sects, with members who "live by the Good Book" and use no modern conveniences such as electricity, automobiles or farm tractors. — In the United States, Amish communities are found in 23 states. Other members of the sect live in Canada and Mexico. — The first-time visitor to an Amish community has a fe... more »eling of stepping backwards in time to another society in another age.
Particularly impressive is Amish garb: the men wear black hats, plain suits with no buttons and the women long skirts with plain-colored bouses and black bonnets over their white net prayer caps.« less