Steve Ness, librarian and archivist Late last year the library was given an exceptionally rare copy of the Bible, printed by Andreas Gessner in Zürich, Switzerland, in 1555. I find only one other copy of this printing in WorldCat, the online union catalog of thousands...read more
New Arrivals in a New Land
Registration is now open for the 38th annual Lancaster Family History Conference will be held May 18 to 20 and the Farm and Home Center. John Landis Ruth will give the keynote address, “New Arrivals in a New Land.” Learn more and register here.
Leave a Legacy
Help to sustain and grow our historical collections and educational programs by including Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society in your will, your Individual Retirement Account, your pension, your life insurance policy, or your trust. By doing so, you will help to shape and ensure our future–as well as a legacy for you and your family. For more information, contact us at PlannedGiving@lmhs.org. Thanks so much.
Anabaptist History Shared Online
The Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society is pleased to support Anabaptist Historians: Bringing the Anabaptist Past into a Digital Century, a collaborative blog by Anabaptist scholars. Its mission is to share cutting-edge scholarship with a broad readership, to foster relationships between scholars of Anabaptism, and to encourage debates on critical issues in contemporary Anabaptist faith and life.