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Hans Herr House and Museum [PA]

The 1719 Hans Herr House is the oldest Mennonite dwelling in the U.S. At its peak, the residence was located on 10,000 acres belonging to nine Mennonite men. Today, the museum complex includes several barns and Pennsylvania German farmhouses. Collections include agricultural equipment dating from the 18th century to present.

The house offers guided tours, summer day camps with 18th-century activities, local area tours, customizable field trips with hands-on activities, student apprenticeship programs, wagon rides, period skill demonstrations, and outreach programs. Outreach program options include slide shows, storytelling, demonstrations, games, activities, and food. Handicapped access, particularly wheelchair access, is limited.

 
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