Memories of Christmases and Winters Past

December 2023 & January 2024

The Mennonite Heritage Center lobby and adjacent Gunden Gallery features several small displays of scenes, toys and games of Christmases and winters past, all from the Mennonite Heritage Center collection. One wall space with feature color image enlargements of Mennonite family Christmas gatherings from the mid-20th century; another wall local winter scenes from the early 20th century. Several display cases highlight vintage toys, dolls in their beds, and games from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Come visit and reminisce with scenes of Christmases and winters past, and memorabilia of childhood fun.

Norman & Ellen Derstine Rittenhouse family, Thanksgiving 1954