Who bought Amish Acres in Nappanee Indiana?
NAPPANEE — The owners of Kruse Plaza in Auburn bought a major portion of the Amish Acres complex in Nappanee in an auction Wednesday night. John Kruse of Auburn, Jason Bontrager of Elkhart and former congressman Marlin Stutzman of Middlebury paid $1.55 million for the entertainment center at Amish Acres.
Why is Amish Acres closing?
The family who owns Amish Acres announced back in November that the restaurant would close down because they were retiring. Those who regularly visited Amish Acres say that the restaurant has had a lasting impact on the community.
What happened Amish Acres?
Amish Acres in Nappanee was renamed to The Barns at Nappanee after the property was sold at auction in Feb. 2020. (aerial photo courtesy: Schrader Auction Co.) Amish Acres in Nappanee was renamed to The Barns at Nappanee after the property was sold at auction in Feb.
What county is Nappanee Indiana?
Elkhart CountyNappanee / CountyElkhart County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2020, the county’s population was 207,047. The county seat is Goshen.
Elkhart County is part of the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area. Wikipedia
How much did Amish Acres sell for?
Amish Acres in Nappanee was renamed to The Barns at Nappanee after the property was sold at auction in Feb. 2020. (aerial photo courtesy: Schrader Auction Co.)
Are there Amish in Nappanee Indiana?
NAPPANEE, INDIANA – Indiana has the third largest Amish population in the United States.
Was Amish Acres Sold?
The Amish Acres complex in Nappanee was sold at auction this week for a total of more than $4.4 million. The property was divided into multiple tracts for the sale, which were acquired by six different buyers.
When did Amish Acres Close?
NAPPANEE — Amish Acres will close on Jan. 1, after 50 years in business. Richard “Dick” Pletcher, owner and founder of the family business, confirmed the closing to The Goshen News Friday afternoon, calling it a “retirement.”
How did Nappanee get its name?
Nappanee is a city in Elkhart and Kosciusko counties in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 6,648 at the 2010 census. The name Nappanee probably means “flour” in Algonquian. The town has several tourist attractions: Amish Acres, Nappanee Raceway, The Arts & Crafts Festival, and the Apple Festival.
How big is Nappanee Indiana?
4.78 mi²Nappanee / Area
Does Indiana have a large Amish population?
Lancaster County, Pa., had the highest number of adherents (26,270). Holmes County, Ohio, came in second place with 17,654 Amish, and LaGrange County, Ind., came in third with 14,011 Amish….Table 1: Top 10 Amish Inhabited States by Percent of Total Population, 2010.