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This isn't a "tourist trap" that you leave with a lighter wallet. It's a museum and historical library dedicated to the stories of Mennonite faith and life in eastern Pennsylvania. The Apple Butter Frolic is a great event (sorry you missed it for 2016 -...More
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We are so glad you enjoyed the Frolic. We were a bit worried about the weather, but glad the rain held out so we could have most of the activities as planned!
We intended to go to Pennypacker Mills inSchenksville PA, but it was not open. Our GPS told us that the Mennonite Heritage Center in Harleyville was nearby. This small, but friendly museum and gift shop turned out to be delightful First there was a 30...More
If you like local Mennonite history or just local history in general, you'll enjoy the Center. They have some creative exhibits, pictures and artifacts. They also have research library if you really want to dig deeper.
This is an excellent source of information for anything Pennsylvania Mennonite related, or really, for local history. The displays are well put together and all the volunteers friendly and knowledgeable. There are also archives available for more extensive research. Great used book sale near the...More
They have the most complete and up to date history of the Mennonites who settled this area. There are wonderful displays inside as well as a great book store and a nice gift shop. They also offer very interesting events for the public such as...More