Clarke E. Hess, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, recently gifted the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society museum a premier collection of artifacts. His lifelong passion has been to document the history, culture, and decorative arts of his Mennonite heritage, with which he...read more
Job Opportunities at LMHS
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society is hiring an Operations Coordinator, based at 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, and a Gift Shop Manager, based at the 1719 Herr House and Museum, Willow Street. To download the job descriptions, click on the link(s) below. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com or LMHS, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602. Find full job descriptions here.
Annual Storytelling Night
This year’s Annual Storytelling Night will take place at 7 p.m. on September 10 at Landisville Mennonite Church. Hear stories from Donald B. Kraybill and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz. Kraybill has recently retired from Elizabethtown College, where he taught sociology and directed the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz is the coordinator of Mennonite Central Committee’s restorative-justice program. She has worked in restorative-justice processes since 1984.
Underground Railroad Tour
Join LMHS for a field trip on Saturday, September 8. Follow the trail of freedom seekers across Lancaster County, farm to farm, to Christiana. Hear conductor stories, and see entrances to tunnels and trapdoors. Claim your space by phone at (717) 292-9745 or online here.