The Mennonite Heritage Center 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.
The Mennonite Heritage Center hosts numerous workshops and programs throughout the year, as well as major events, including the Whack ...Read More
We welcome you to view our exhibits and learn about the unique heritage of Mennonites in eastern Pennsylvania. Hours: Tuesday ...Read More
The Mennonite Heritage Center houses the John L. Ruth Historical Library, one of the finest Anabaptist libraries in Pennsylvania, as ...Read More
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Mahlon G. Moyer (1853-1939) was raised in a Mennonite family of New Britain Township, Bucks County. As a young man he moved to Philadelphia and became a telegraph operator; married and started a family. Later he settled in North Wales, where he lived the rest of his life. Unwilling to join the conservative Mennonite Church of his parents, Mahlon was baptized in the Presbyterian Church at age 28. His great-grandson, Robert “Bob” Walters, returned to the Mennonites and served as pastor in several local congregations. Bob donated a photocopy of Mahlon’s 171-page manuscript memoir to the Mennonite Heritage Center. It ...Read More