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Field Trips: Early American History

During the 18th century, Mennonites were some of the earliest Europeans to immigrate and settle in the Lancaster area as a community. Their choices and experiences, including in relating to their Indigenous neighbors, impacted American life for centuries to come and well beyond the local. Your students can learn about Indigenous lifeways and early American life while also exploring the Herr family home, built in 1719, and a full-scale reproduction of a Native longhouse.

Field Trips: Biblical Tabernacle

Join the Hebrew people on their wilderness “Journey with God.” Your students can see the altar in the outer courtyard, enter the tabernacle, learn about what happened inside, and even glimpse the Holy of Holies where God dwelled with God’s people. Call For More Information

Virtual Events Archive

Learn something new – on your schedule and wherever you are – by taking advantage of our recorded virtual events.

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Introducing Mennonite Life

It’s an exciting time to be a Mennonite history…

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Welcome, Refugees

For Mennonites in Lancaster, loving your neighbor means welcoming…

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Mennonite Artists

Beyond folk arts, Mennonites contribute significantly to visual, language,…

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A Caring Revolution

Civilian Public Service (CPS) workers lived in camp settings…

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Members-only Film Screening: The Reformer. Zwingli: A Life’s Portrait

Mennonite Life members are invited to an exclusive screening…

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Pennsylvania Dutch Conversation Group

Kannst du Deitsch schwetze? We invite speakers of Pennsylvania…

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Rare & Used Book Auction

Join us in the Community Room on Friday, July…

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Author Talk: Amish Gardens of Lancaster County

Join us for an exploration of Amish kitchen gardens…

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