Day Trip 1
Ohio Amish & Mennonite Culture
Northeast Ohio is home to the world’s largest Amish settlement with a population of nearly 40,000. In the center
of this region is Holmes County with an exceptional concentration of Amish families. Also part of this area are
Mennonites. Both groups share a common history and a strong commitment to the Christian faith. To better
understand the faith and practice of these unique peoples, visit the attractions included in this tour. All are owned
or operated by Amish or Mennonites. In addition to offering interesting and unusual venues, they provide a flavor
of, or information about, the Amish and Mennonite way of life.
❶ | Lehman’s Hardware and Appliance Kidron ❷ | Yoder’s Amish Home Near Walnut Creek
Serve up some nostalgia. Grandma never needed a microwave. Or space- Step back to a simple time and way of life with a tour of Yoder’s Amish
age cooking surfaces. She made old-fashioned food the only way she knew Home, an authentic 116 acre Amish Farm. Friendly knowledgeable guides
how: the old-fashioned way. Maybe that was why everything she cooked will take you on conducted tours through the 2 houses, a barn full of farm
tasted so special. And we have all of her favorite tools. Like cast-iron cook- animals, and a one-room school. You can view a working kitchen and enjoy
ware, butter churns, ice cream freezers, wooden spoons, hand-turned leisurely buggy rides. The history and customs of the Amish faith will be
grain mills, potato mashers, and much more. explained.
20 miles from Walnut Creek, approximately 30 minutes 2.5 miles from Walnut Creek, approximately 5 minutes
30 miles from Sugarcreek, approximately 45 minutes 12 miles from Sugarcreek, approximately 20 minutes
Monday - Saturday, 8am - 5:30 pm Mid April through October. Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm
4779 Kidron Road, Kidron, Ohio, Phone 330 857 5757 6050 SR 515 between Walnut Creek and Trail, phone 330 893 2541
❸ | Behalt. Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center Berlin
A unique educational experience awaits you at the Amish & Mennonite
Heritage Center. Witness the history of the Amish, Mennonites, and Hut-
terites on Behalt — a 10ft by 265ft circular mural. The Center also offers
a 15-minute video on the local Amish and Mennonite community. Here you
will find a book and gift store, maps, and brochures to help you plan your
visit in Holmes County.
4.5 miles from Walnut Creek, approximately 8 minutes
13 miles from Sugarcreek, approximately 23 minutes
Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Closed Sunday
5798 CR 77, Berlin, Ohio, phone 330 893 3192
❹ | Helping Hands Quilt Shop and Museum Berlin
There are hundreds of lovely quilts for sale at this charming shop. The
shop also features wall hangings, pillows and crib quilts. Many handmade
crafts created by Amish ladies from the area are on display and also for
sale. You can even order a custom quilt, choosing your color and pattern.
Custom made quilts take up to a year to make.
Area Map 4.5 miles from Walnut Creek, approximately 8 minutes
13 miles from Sugarcreek, approximately 20 minutes
Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm
4818 SR 39 (E Main Street) Berlin, Ohio, Phone 330 893 2233