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Holiday Acres Farm Josh Acting Silly.

Amish Casket Shops

The casket is kind of a symbol of death and even though the featured image has Josh standing in one for halloween, the casket is not something any of us want to buy. So why do the Amish sell caskets?The Amish people belong to the anabaptist faith tradition that says there will be a bodily resurrection and that the body will stand up in a field where Jesus is calling them up. So the Amish are all about burial in a casket. Maybe a "little known fact" but Amish graveyards are almost impossible to find as they put them in the back of their property and guard them against anything that would dig at their graves.   

Amish Casket Shop Sign.

Amish casket shop sign.

Amish Casket Types

The woods in an Amish casket is usually pine but can be cedar, oak or other wood depending on the customer. The hardware is usually brass plated or antiqued in a way to make it look older. The Amish shops don't make anything too flashy to call attention to it. The cost is close to same price as English shops that offer a no thrills pine box around the $1,000-$1,200 starting price. I don't believe we have seen them under this amount lately. There was a period in history the Amish were just so much cheaper than everyone else, so budget minded customers would automatically go to the Amish first and never consider another shop, today there is usually a line of customers to get one from an Amish maker so you may not get one when you need it if the family member dies suddenly. 

Southern Craft Manufacturing In Loretto Tn.

Southern Craft Manufacturing in Loretto TN.

Southern Craft Manufacturing Inc

Loretto Tennessee is a town that is known for making top quality caskets. There is the Big Red Store in Appleton that is said to be the first mall in America and they made caskets upstairs and had a chute to the bottom floor (photos below) The Loretto History Museum has more caskets made in this town and now Southern Craft Manufacturing Inc is making the finest caskets available today. Southern Craft has an impressive amount of caskets and other items to bury your loved one. You cannot buy a casket directly from Southern Craft but you can ask about them during your consultation with your funeral home director who can get one from their distributor.

Loretto History Museum Casket Company.

Loretto History Museum casket company.

Big Red Store Inside View From Casket Factory.

Big Red Store inside view from casket factory.

Big Red Store Inside Table And Casket Shute.

Big Red Store inside table and casket shute.

We do hope you are satisfied with either casket you get from the Amish or English shops. To lose a loved one is hard and nobody wants to pick out burial items but sending them off in a nice casket and gravestone to mark their place would make for a better departure. Below are other places to get stones and engraving as the Amish do not do these. We also include funeral homes as they can assist you in the viewing and funeral arrangements if you are local or want to move your burial to a local cemetery.

Pettus Turnbo Funeral Home.

Pettus Turnbo Funeral Home.

Pettus Turnbo Funeral Home

They also do the viewing and transport to gravesite in a hurst for the family.

Leighton Monument In Loretto Tn.

Leighton Monument in Loretto TN.

Leighton Monument

Gravestones and graveside services where they engrave the names and dates on a tombstone of your choice. They have a display site and workshop you can view for selection.

Neal Funeral Home.

Neal Funeral Home.

Neal Funeral Home

Full service funerals and transport to gravesite in a hurst for the family.

We have a Tennessee Amish Map webpage where we show the state of Tennessee with Amish communities and the hotel areas on one page! There are 4 sections we use to explain each Amish Trail and how they flow into one another. You can add points of interest along the way to complete your perfect itinerary! Click the button below and make plans to go on an Amish Adventure this year!

Other Great Southern TN Points of Interest

Tennessee is home to some of the best whiskeys, brews, and wines in the country. The Amish are not usually permitted to drink but do make tinctures for medication and can supply fruits to make ingredients to makers. The heritage and methods of these makers are sure to be a place you will want to see.

Jack Daniel's Distillery Front Visitors Center Tour View.

Tennessee Whiskey is nationally known in Eastern Tennessee as the best when it comes to a stiff drink. Distilleries on the Tennessee Whiskey Tour are sure to help lift your spirits! Most of them have tours and tasting rooms to sample their whiskey! 

Twisted Copper Brewery In Mt. Pleasant Tn.

Tennessee Breweries need good clean water in Eastern Tennessee. These breweries can hop you up on their local ingredients. The Brewer Tour is sure to please any person who loves a good beer that is made by the best breweries in Tennessee!  

Grapes On The Vines At Mnm Winery.

Tennessee wineries are some of the best in the nation. The atmosphere and geography makes for a diverse growing environment for the grapes across Tennessee. Here are the best wineries to offer the visitor who knows their nose for a great wine.  

Hinie's Bbq Chopped.

Tennessee BBQ Tour

The state of Tennessee spans the flavors of Memphis to the Carolinas as our bbq incorporates our whiskeys barrels and guitar strings into a whisk to mix country charm into our bold personality. 

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