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 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.
Amish Studies at Young Center at Elizabethtown College: Up-to-date national Amish statistics.
Visit Lancaster County’s fine museums: 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.