Related Web Sites

1719 Herr House:  The oldest home in Lancaster County, the beautiful stone house (often nicknamed the “Hans Herr House”) was built in 1719 by Christian Herr, a Swiss-German Mennonite immigrant. Also used for worship services, it is the oldest extant Mennonite meetinghouse in the Western Hemisphere.

The Mennonite Information Center: Welcome center for visitors to the Lancaster Mennonite and Amish community and the life-size Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction.

Lancaster Mennonite Conference: One of two area Mennonite conferences with which the Society is affiliated and whose records we archive;  conference dates to 1711.

Atlantic Coast Mennonite Conference: The other area Mennonite conference with which the Society is affiliated and whose records we archive;  current conference was organized in 1978, with roots dating to 1893.

Casselman River Area Amish and Mennonite Historians: A historical society considering the history of the Amish and Mennonites of the Casselman River area of Garrett County, Maryland, and Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Amish Studies at Young Center at Elizabethtown College: Up-to-date national Amish statistics.

Museum Council of Lancaster County: 20+ museums covering Lancaster County’s diverse cultural and regional heritage.

Mennonite World Conference: International coordinating body for churches in the global Mennonite family.

Lancaster County Digitization Project: A consortium of cultural institutions interested in digitizing Lancaster County newspaper and manuscript collections. Visit the LCDP site to view a list of available digitized resources.

The Civilian Public Service Story: A searchable database of the nearly 12,000 CPS workers who served in alternative service during WWII, including personal records.