Historical Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister by Stephen G. Warfel

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Historical Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister, a series of yearly reports on excavations and investigations at the Lancaster County historic site, written by Stephen G. Warfel, senior curator of archaeology for The State Museum of Historical Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister book, reveals the value of historical archaeology as it literally uncovers the myths and biases concerning the unusual communal society.

Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister (In archaeology, dating is generally based the most recent objects discovered.) Historic Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Cloister Associates, as a whole, nor the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Comments and discussion are encouraged. However, posts that are deemed inappropriate or offensive will be : Ephrata Cloister. This week, the focus will be on the decade long historical archaeology project that took place at Ephrata Cloister, an 18 th century religious commune in Lancaster County, now a popular historic site that has been owned by the Commonwealth since Author: PA Archaeology.

Many books Historical Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister book pamphlets were published at Ephrata in the ensuing years, including theological, philosophical, historical, inspirational, and musical works.

Ephrata's most ambitious publishing effort was carried out as a service to the Pennsylvania Mennonite community.

The Ephrata Cloister Associates is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, supporting the mission of preservation and education at this National Historic Landmark.

Since its start inthe Historic Ephrata Cloister has attracted visitors fascinated by the community’s unique lifestyle that allowed the creation of incredible architecture, original music, significant publications, and remarkable art. Get this from a library.

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Photo by PHMC/Elizabeth Bertheaud, Website. Address. West Main Street Ephrata, PA Phone () Admission. Adult: $ Seniors (65+) & Discount: $ Youth (): $ Children under 3: Free. Historic Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA. 3, likes talking about this 3, were here. Historic Ephrata Cloister, founded inwas a protestant monastic community.

Members, mostly German /5(). The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

The grounds of the community are now owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum on: Jct. of US and.

—Nadine A. Steinmetz, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Site Director of Ephrata Cloister, – “Bach uses the unique, mystical language of Ephrata to present an overarching view of this sacred community.” —Review NewspaperCited by: 6. Folder 1 Photograph of Ephrata Cloister.

No date. Photograph transferred to the Photograph Collection, 13 October Folder 2 History of Ephrata Cloister. Brief Story of Historic Ephrata: An Important Link in the Chain of Early American Development. Printed and for sale at Review Book Store, Ephrata.

No date. Here are some coloring pages from Brother Obed’s Coloring ’d love to see the finished pictures, which you can email to [email protected] Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page The Brothers and Sisters at Ephrata Cloister were known for their German calligraphic art of Frakturschriften, often times shortened to the word g: Historical Archaeology.

And no trip to Historic Ephrata Cloister is complete without a trip to our Museum Store offering unique books, souvenirs, postcards and traditional handcrafts made by local artisans. Historic Ephrata Cloister is open year round and offers special interest tour options.

Historic Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA. 3, likes 72 talking about this 3, were here. Historic Ephrata Cloister, founded inwas a protestant monastic community. Members, mostly German /5().

Souvenir book of the Ephrata Cloister: complete history from its settlement in to the present time, included is the organization of Ephrata borough and other information of Ephrata connected with the cloister Family History Library The Ephrata Cloister: an introduction Family History Library The German sectarians of Pennsylvania: a.

It is with heavy hearts that we share with our followers the passing of Steve Warfel, Former Senior Curator of Archaeology for PHMC. We are forever indebted to Steve for the summer archaeology.

Purpose of Project The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Ephrata Cloister was a protestant monastic community of celibate Brothers and Sisters supported by a married congregation who lived near the g: Historical Archaeology. Students in the history program meet weekly to work on projects at Ephrata Cloister. They’re trained to be guides during the holiday lantern tours.

Through the year, they focus on projects like an. Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister. Guides at Ephrata Cloister study these two books as well as others. Both of these books are available for sale in Ephrata Cloister's Historic Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Cloister Associates, as a whole, nor the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

This is the historic ledger at the Ephrata Cloister. This book has a story to tell in and later printed at the Cloister inand the largest book ever published in Colonial.

Ephrata Cloister. Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: Tom Wolf, Governor – Nancy Moses, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director.

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol Issue 4 Columbia Brewery Company Conestoga County Historical Society Court cultural December Democratic East King editorial employees Ephrata Cloister Eshleman father Francis Asbury Frank Franklin and Marshall Frick friends George German Haefner Henry Boehm About Google.

Tour benefits Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, Ephrata Cloister and Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley. When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. This week, the focus will be on the decade long historical archaeology project that took place at Ephrata Cloister, an 18 th century religious commune in Lancaster County, now a popular historic site that has been owned by the Commonwealth since Archaeology U.S.

History World History Historic Ephrata Cloister. West Main Street, Ephrata, PA - United States (the Brothers printed the largest book in the Colonies prior to. Ephrata, PA. Founded inEphrata was historically known as a pleasure resort and agricultural community.

Over a century later, Ephrata enjoyed a reputation as a popular pleasure resort due to its renowned "spring waters" where today stands the Mountain Springs Hampton Inn and surrounding countryside blends with the ambiance of the historic downtown district to create a unique.

Historic Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA. 3, likes talking about this 3, were here. Historic Ephrata Cloister, founded inwas a protestant monastic community. Members, mostly German. InJacob Gottschalk arranged with the Ephrata Cloister to have them translate the Martyrs Mirror from Dutch into German and to print it.

The work took 15 men three years to finish and inat 1, pages, it was the largest book printed in America before the Revolutionary War. An original volume is on display at the Ephrata g: Historical Archaeology. For the first day of #MuseumWeek, we’re honoring heroes, both now and then.

While the Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital, less than a mile from Mount Zion, can trace its origins to efforts by local citizens in the s, the first hospital in the community supported by its members existed about years earlier at the Historic Ephrata on: W Main St, Ephrata,PA.

Tour the Cloister and Museum: Please contact their Front Service Desk for admission fees and hours of operation at Ext.

; Location: Ephrata Cloister, West Main Street, Ephrata, Pennsylvania ; The main entrance is on the south side of Route (West Main Street) about one hundred yards east of the Route overpass in. The community soon became known as "Ephrata," the biblical name of the region around the town of Bethlehem.

Those who chose a celibate life within the community resided in a Cloister while married Householders lived on farms in the surrounding area.

The Ephrata Cloister was. This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below.

Stephen G. Warfel is the author of Historical Archaeology at Ephrata Cloister ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), A Patch of Land Owned by the Compan /5(2).

Denise A. Seachrist is associate professor of music and director of Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. She serves on the board of the Communal Studies Association. Seachrist also is an editorial board member for the Pennsylvania German History and Culture book series published by Penn State University Press, the series editor of the World Musics series published by The 5/5(4).

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through. The Ephrata Cloister had its own publishing center, which included a paper mill, printing office, and book bindery.

Tour the Cloister Guests are welcome to tour the Ephrata Cloister daily. Tours include a self-guided exhibit in the Visitor Center and a guided tour of the seven historic g: Historical Archaeology.The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, grounds of the community are now owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Marie Kachel Bucher, the last surviving resident of the Ephrata.Founded inby Conrad Beissel, The Ephrata Cloister was one of America's earliest communal societies. Here Beissel and his followers lived quiet lives of prayer and charity.

The community consisted of three orders, a brotherhood and a sisterhood, both of which practiced celibacy, and a married order of householders who supported Cloister.

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