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Fascinating History of the Riegsecker Marketplace

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The Riegsecker Marketplace is a family-owned business that started with local entrepreneur Mel Riegsecker. He recently passed down the business to his children, but it is still a family owned and ran establishment. 1. Early Beginnings Mel Riegsecker grew up in an Amish family and left the Amish church when […]

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4 of Shipshewana’s Most Unique Town Festivals

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Shipshewana, Indiana is a small town known for its Amish and Mennonite communities, but it’s also known for its festivals. If you are looking for a few things to do in Shipshewana, you came to the right place! Every year, Shipshewana hosts a variety of festivals that celebrate the town’s […]

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Menno-Hof: Exploring Shipshewana’s Interesting Heritage

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Welcome to Menno-Hof, a non-profit information center in Shipshewana, Indiana. What is their mission? To introduce visitors to the fascinating faith and life of the Amish and Mennonite communities. Founded in 1986 by a group of visionary Amish and Mennonite leaders, Menno-Hof was created as a space where people could […]