What is Shipshewana “Shipshi” Indiana?
Many people think it is just a small Northern Indiana city with a strange-sounding name. But ‘Shipshi’, what the locals call it, is so much more. Above all it is where the Amish call home. Furthermore, Shipshewana “Shipshi” Indiana is known for its Amish crafted wood furniture.
Therefore giving the Amish a legacy for their expert woodworking skills. Most noteworthy the Shipshewana Amish have built their own homes since 1841. As well as their own furniture, gathering spaces and barns. The Amish soon won respect from the locals for their skilled wood craftsmanship.
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2011 Northern Indiana Woodcrafters Association The 2011 Northern Indiana Woodcrafters Association rolled into the Michiana Event Center with much anticipation, staying for a week’s worth of furniture, food and fellowship. From Feb. 25th – Mar. 2nd, Amish-furniture craftsmen and retailers gathered into the 145,000 sq. foot space. Wandering the countless […]
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Shipshewana Quilt Gardens A Top Attraction in Shipshewana, Indiana Can you imagine fantastic animation where a cozy quilt transforms into a beautiful bed of flowers? No need to imagine because such a place is quite real. You can find this in Northern Indiana Amish Country (comprising of seven communities). Above […]
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Quality Amish Furniture In the heart of Northern Indiana, a well-kept secret among furniture connoisseurs has been steadily building a reputation as one of the finest areas in the Midwest to find Quality Amish Furniture. This secret is Shipshewana. Therefore each year, thousands of visitors come to experience beautifully handcrafted […]
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Amish Community of Shipshewana Communities across America have suffered from the recent economic crisis. Uncertainty and worry have stifled many businesses. As a result there is a strong desire by many to buckle down. As well as work with greater determination and continue to offer their best. One such community […]
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Happenings in 2010 Shipshewana Autumn Activities The air is growing cool, the leaves are beginning to change, and the city of Shipshewana is playing host to a variety of Autumn related events and themes. Merchants throughout Shipshewana are displaying hand-made scarecrows, while LaGrange is holding a street fair for the […]
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Bluegrass Musicians Unite For Epic Jam Session -Q. “What’s the difference between an onion and a banjo?” -A. “When you cut through a banjo, no one cries.” Bluegrass musicians unite for epic jam session. The bluegrass jokes are sure to be in large supply as musical groups gather at the […]
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Come Celebrate Chocolate Day In Shipshewana Come celebrate chocolate day in Shipshewana this Saturday, November 20th, 2010. A full day is set aside to celebrate what many consider to be the single greatest creation ever conceived on this planet: chocolate! That’s right, Shipshewana will celebrate “Chocolate Day” with a variety […]
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Defending the Homefront: Shipshewana Fights Alcohol Permit Defending the Homefront: Shipshewana Fights Alcohol Permit discusses why the locals are opposed to the recent alcohol permit. Residents of the Northern Indiana town in Shipshewana are uniting in their opposition to a proposed alcohol permit. A permit that would allow “Gas America” to […]
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Beautiful Wood Furniture For lovers of real wood furniture, the search for Beautiful Wood Furniture is not simply a hobby, but often closer to a passion. Therefore this passion often leads to the small, hard-working communities of the Amish. Here you can see first hand the passion of crafting Beautiful […]
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“Northern Indiana Woodcrafters Association” “There is nothing like Amish furniture.” In 2011, the “Northern Indiana Woodcrafters Association” was held at the Michiana Event Center. As a result the finest Amish furnishings filled the aisles. Visitors marveled at the sheer size of the wall entertainment centers. Enthralled by the “magic” of […]