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Annual Meeting to Discuss Moravian Sister Mary Penry (1735-1804)

Join the Lititz Historical Foundation for our annual meeting lecture on Saturday November 18th beginning at 1:30pm at the Lititz Public Library. After some very brief items of business, we will welcome Scott Paul Gordon, who will present a program … Continue reading

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Learn to Make Paper German Stars

We are excited to once again offer classes on how to make paper German stars! Classes will be held at our museum, and will take place on the following dates in the afternoon: October 15th October 29th November 12th November … Continue reading

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Free Celtic Concert Featuring Rizzetta’s Tones & Ice Cream Social

Join us for a free concert and free ice cream in our Mary Oehme Gardens in September! On Sunday September 3rd, bring your lawn chairs and invite your friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy a relaxing evening in our gardens. … Continue reading

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Central PA Ghostbusters to Make Special Appearance in Lititz July 14th

Join the Lititz Historical Foundation on Friday July 14th as we welcome a very special appearance by the Central PA Ghostbusters! From 5:00-7:00pm, members of the Central PA Ghostbusters will be on site at our museum for a special meet … Continue reading

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A Special World War 2 Evening Featuring King Street Big Band

Join us for a very special World War 2 themed evening on Sunday August 13th! The King Street Big Band of Lancaster will be playing a free concert in our Mary Oehme Gardens. In addition, we will have several World … Continue reading

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Our 55th Annual Antiques Show Takes Place June 23-24th 2017

Lancaster County’s oldest show of its kind and always a perennial favorite, this fundraiser will be staged in the Warwick Middle School (104 Maple Street) in Lititz June 23rd-24th. Hours are Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 9am-2pm Admission: $9.00 or $8.00 with … Continue reading

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Purchase a DVD Copy of the Lititz 1956 Bicentennial Celebration!

Orders are now being accepted for DVD copies of the 1956 Lititz Bicentennial celebration! This celebration, which originally took place in 1956 and filmed in full color, showcases the people, events, buildings,  parade, and many scenes of downtown Lititz during the 1956 … Continue reading

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We Open For The 2017 Season April 28th!

On April 28th our doors open for the 56th season! Visit our free museum and stop by our gift shop where you’ll find a great selection of Moravian stars, local books, home décor, and so much more! Our operating hours … Continue reading

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Annual Plant Exchange Takes Place May 7th

The Lititz Historical Foundation in conjunction with the Lititz Garden Club will hold its Annual Plant Exchange on Sunday, May 7th at 1:30 PM. The event will be held in the Mary Oehme Gardens, behind the museum buildings at 137-145 … Continue reading

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Expert to Speak February 18th on the Lancaster County Connection to the Pennsylvania/Kentucky Rifle

Lancaster County is known as the center of early Kentucky long rifle making, due to the early development and the number of prominent makers in the Lititz and Lancaster areas. Join us on Saturday February 18th beginning at 1:30pm when … Continue reading

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