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Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

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Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

After driving around alot in Gatlinburg,I have noticed alot of cabin,homes,chalets have a Star on them. And when Im looking at cabin,chalets,etc like the inside of them they also have the stars(one star). I may be out of the times but what does that mean or is it just decoration.

Kinda neat. I thinking of getting one for my house but I wanted to know what it meant first.

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1. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

happy,

I see a lot of those in our area to, They are usually lage and brown or copper.

I think they are just decoration that has become popular.

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2. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

jeff,

Yes that the ones I see brown or copper.Even a house in the neighood has one on it.

Just curious about it,Thank You.

Hebron, Indiana
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3. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

They are usually called Amish Barn Stars and were put up after finishing a barn. Now it seems like people just put them up because they look nice. I've noticed a lot of them everywhere, too. They were thought to be lucky, kinda like a horseshoe over a door.

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Maybe i need one then.

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5. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

cookie,

I did not know they had a meaning, that interesting

thanks

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6. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

WOW,Thanks,I knew there had to be some kind of story behind them.Rather Interesting.I order shatter candy somtimes from a amish company in PA.

I want one now,I have a spot picked out.

Many Thanks,

Cindy

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7. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

I also have a pack of Cigarettes from the movie in mint condition Rare and worth a tons of $$$.

I cant wait till September,When Ill be back to Galinburg.

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8. Re: Have you noticed the Stars on houses? What does it mean?

I just use them for decor because I like them. I have a big red one outside my house.

I also have several inside rooms in my house to match the decor.

They sell them online and also at Penneys.