Date

July 21, 2022

Time

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Mennonite Life Community Room

Cost

Complimentary

Mennonite Life hosts author and photographer Donald Kautz as he takes participants on a journey on the historic waters of the Conestoga River. Special guest Benton Webber, Lancaster Township municipal engineer and president of the Manheim Township Historical Society, co-hosts the presentation at the Mennonite Life Collections Building on Millstream Road.

Admission is complimentary. You may purchase Kautz’s book The Conestoga River: A History at the event. The author will sign books after the presentation.

The Conestoga River meanders about sixty miles through the fertile farmlands of Lancaster County in southeastern Pennsylvania until it empties into the Susquehanna River. Learn about its rich history and efforts to conserve this crucial natural resource during a compelling presentation of fine art photography.

Location

  • Mennonite Life Community Room
  • 2215 Millstream Road
    Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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  • Phone(717) 393-9745
  • Website https://mennonitelife.org/

History of the Conestoga River

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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.