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  • Folk Art Sale 2014
    Folk Art Sale -- December 6-31
  • History Essay Contest
  • SearchCollections1-31-14
    Search our collections online
  • ArtifactOfTheWeek2014-12-15
    Artifact of the Week: Child’s rocking chair with potty hole, from the Wile-Dresher-Heckler family of central Montgomery County, early-mid 19th century. Gift of Mary Jane Lederach Hershey & Hiram Hershey. One might wonder how a rocking potty chair works! We're not sure, but come take a look at it yourself. It's currently on display with other highlights and curiosities of the MHC collection.
  • Decorated Towel
    Pennsylvania German Textile Project
  • workshops2014
    Traditional Arts Workshops
  • Nyce Barn Project
    Help with our historic barn reconstruction. Click the image for information and more photos.
  • MHC building
    Visit us at 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, PA

Welcome to the Mennonite Heritage Center

The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, Pa. is a museum and historical library dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of Mennonite faith and life in eastern Pennsylvania. Mennonite Christians first settled in the Delaware Valley in 1683 and have been part of eastern Pennsylvania’s community and religious life for over 300 years. You are invited to visit the heritage center to see changing exhibits, use our historical library and take part in events, programs and workshops throughout the year.

For more information on the Mennonite Church, click here.

To view the current issue of the Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania Quarterly, click here.
Feature article: “Corn Husking and Sauerkraut” by Alan Keyser

To search our collection of artifacts, photos, archives and books, click here.