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...
Christmas Candlelight Tours

Christmas Candlelight Tours

Experience the 1719 Herr House & Museum grounds by candlelight during Christmas Candlelight Tours on December 6, 7, and 8. This year, the tours will focus on the written word, and especially how it was printed. As they move from site to site on the grounds,...

Book Signing Features Gore and Petre

Join the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society for a book signing at 7 pm on Tuesday, September 25, with Sherry Gore and Sheila Petre, both featured authors in the new book, “Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words.” It will take place at the...