December 31, 2020


12:00 am - 12:00 am


1719 Museum



What were the winter traditions of local Indigenous Peoples prior to European settlement?

What were the holiday traditions of the Herr Family and other Mennonite families in the early 18th century?

Explore these questions through engaging storytelling & foodways demonstrations during this pre-recorded event hosted by the 1719 Herr House and Museum. (Includes Lancaster Longhouse).

Enjoy with your entire family. Purchase access for $15 at

The produced video is available online. You will receive a link via email.

Note: The original on-site tours had been modified due to COVID restrictions.


  • 1719 Museum
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    Willow Street, PA 17584 United States
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Did You Know?

The sandstone used for the Herr House was quarried on-site.

Christian Herr was a prominent leader in the 18th century Mennonite Community. Years after his death Lancaster Mennonites were still referred to as the Christian Herr Party.

Indigenous Peoples taught the Herr family and other Mennonites how to hunt game, clear heavily forested land, and how to identify native plants.