2019 Young Historians Spotlight

History is not only for the old. Two young historians engaged in cutting-edge research presented their findings beginning on Monday, June 3, at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Those unable to attend can watch a recording of the evening below. Alex...

View the Famous Anabaptist Cages

John Sharp, for Tourmagination Since 1973, my first time in Anabaptist Europe, I wanted to do this. When on tour with John Ruth, forty-three years later in 2016, it happened. We arrived in the North German city of Münster, where we always tell of the misguided...

In Remembrance of an Unexpected Brother

Originally published in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage 39, no. 1 (January 2016): 15-19 By Dale Good In northwestern Lancaster County, there is a lone tombstone on a knoll overlooking Pa. Route 441 at the intersection with Wickersham Road. Situated on the south side...

Piecing Together Traditions

On Saturday, November 3, seventy-five people gathered to learn about Amish, Mennonite, and African American quilting traditions from Kyra Hicks and Janneken Smucker, as well as share their own quilt stories. Smucker reflects, “we had an embarrassment of riches, with...