What Defines Indiana?
Whether a Hoosier native or a stranger to the Heartland, each of us has some perceptions of what defines Indiana. Whether it’s acres upon acres of cornfields, the Indianapolis 500, the movie “Hoosiers”, a rich basketball legacy, or friendly down-to-earth folk with a taste for simplicity. Yet what about “Amish furniture“? For Hoosiers, the truth about the Indiana Amish Furniture Market may not be surprising. To others, it may come as a shock to learn that Indiana is home to not only a thriving Amish population but vast furniture markets that attracts thousands of annual visitors.
Shipshewana, located in Northern Indiana, is home to the largest Indiana Amish furniture market. Each year, as winter’s chill gives way to the heat of summer, furniture lovers are attracted to and excited to make the trek. Therefore seeing handmade, expertly-crafted furnishings and meeting the folk who make them. Plan a trip to Shipshewana where there is so much to do and see. Find out what makes Amish furniture, as well as the Amish way of life, so unique.