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The Mennonite Heritage Center is open normal hours — Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm — with a new exhibit on Mennonite Faith and Life.

Join MHC staff on Sunday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. for a virtual tour via Zoom of the new exhibit. The program can be accessed with the link below, no registration needed.

We encourage you to visit and see the exhibit in person during our regular open hours, or schedule a tour for your church group on Sunday morning. To schedule your visit, email info@mhep.org or call 215-256-3020. Covid guidelines will be followed.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/94022701972
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16468769923,,94022701972# or +13017158592,,94022701972#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833
Webinar ID: 940 2270 1972
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aD9k2xPzO


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 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.

Events

Events

The Mennonite Heritage Center hosts numerous workshops and programs throughout the year, as well as major events, including Whack & ...
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Exhibits

Exhibits

We welcome you to view our exhibits and learn about the unique heritage of Mennonites in eastern Pennsylvania. Hours: Tuesday ...
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Library & Collections

Library & Collections

The Mennonite Heritage Center houses an excellent Anabaptist and genealogical research library named in honor of John L. Ruth, as ...
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Barn Weddings

Barn Weddings

Feature barn wedding rental near Philadelphia! Rustic, authentic, historic barn with new construction and amenities on the grounds of the ...
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On the Blog

Henry and Maggie Mininger, respected builder and hidden artist

Henry and Maggie Mininger, respected builder and hidden artist

Last year, a descendant donated several artifacts and digital images of Henry and Maggie Mininger. As I documented these items, and began to research their lives, I became intrigued with their story. Maggie's nearly hidden talent, expressed in adversity, is fascinating to consider. Henry H. Mininger (1878-1957) was born and raised in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, the son of Jonas J. and Annie Hackman Mininger, of the Plains Mennonite congregation. In 1899, he married Maggie Moyer (1879-1949), a daughter of David K. and Katie Freed Moyer of Elroy, Franconia Township. As a young man, he learned the trade of a ...
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