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Ephrata Cloister

Pennsylvania trail of history guide

by Bradley, John

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Mechanicsburg, Pa, [Harrisburg] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ephrata (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Ephrata
    • Subjects:
    • Ephrata Cloister -- Guidebooks.,
    • Religious communities -- Pennsylvania -- Ephrata -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Ephrata (Pa.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Ephrata (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks.,
    • Pennsylvania -- Religious life and customs -- 18th century.,
    • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

      Statementtext by John Bradley ; photographs by Craig A. Benner.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      SeriesPennsylvania trail of history guides
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.E6 B73 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6785616M
      ISBN 100811727440
      LC Control Number00039493
      OCLC/WorldCa43859600

        By the time the cloister was established in , Beissel was “the prime spiritual power on the Conestoga frontier,” E.G. Aderfer wrote in The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counterculture. The members named their commune Ephrata, likely from Genesis: “So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath," that is, Bethlehem. View deals for Americana Inn. Business guests enjoy the free breakfast. Ephrata Performing Arts Center is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this B&B also features a restaurant/10(46). Wolf Sanctuary of PA - Li.


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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. Ephrata Cloister book Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History.

For more information or to request a free page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free PATRAIL. Ephrata Cloister if you love history of the local people, this is a must. the state of Pennsylvania has done a good job of keeping the buildings true to the original layouts/5().

Snow Hill: In the Shadows of the Ephrata Cloister Hardcover – Octo by Denise Seachrist (Contributor) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ 5/5(4). 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, now a national historic landmark in Lancaster County, was once home to a thriving German religious commune. The Cloister, formerly referred to as the Camp of the Solitary, was one of the first religious communes in the United States.

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(). The Ephrata press also generated many outside compositions such as the Mennonite book of Martyrs in n Ephrata Cloister book, the scant few remaining dwellers of Ephrata Cloister incorporated themselves as the Seventh Day German Baptist Church, a title which survived until With its future in limbo during the late 's, these few members.

Olivia Schlinkman, 14, of Ephrata, left, Jacey Varner, 14, of Reamstown, center, and year-old Amanda Shirk, of New Holland look try to decipher the writing on gravestones at Ephrata Cloister.

Abel was an unmarried member of Ephrata Cloister's celibate order, where he was a maker of tall Ephrata Cloister book clocks. The lesson taught by the Ephrata Cloister's ABC books and broadsides is "Life is Suffering, Patience, and Hope. If you have all three, you have success." Ephrata ABC Book & Broadside Links: Ephrata's Christian ABC book is Here.

Historic Ephrata Cloister is open year round and offers special interest tour options, minimal walking tours, and school programs upon request. Group tours by appointment. To assist the international visitor our Visitors Guides are available in.

Full text of "Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister;" See other formats. Folder 10 Ephrata Cloister School Booklet: An Eighteenth Century Textbook for Children, by Ludwig Hocker, Schoolmaster at the Ephrata Cloister. Translated from German. Published by Ephrata Cloister Associates and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

The Ephrata Martyrs’ Mirror: Past and Present, by Daniel R. Heatwole. The Ephrata Cloister Ephrata, Pennsylvania What looks like a simple quaint estate in rural Pennsylvania was in the 18th century home to a small monastic community.

Book now at 57 restaurants near Ephrata Cloister on OpenTable. Explore reviews, photos & menus and find the perfect spot for any occasion. Johannes Senseman settled in the Ephrata area in the early s.

Byhis son, John Senseman and John Jr., operated a gristmill, one of five Cloister-owned mills that dotted the. The Ephrata Cloister was the heart and soul of the community. Here, Brothers and Sisters, clothed in long, hooded, white robes, spent their days in meditation, hard work, and worship under the rigorous tutelage and watchful eyes of their spiritual guide, Beissel.

In the s the community started a complete book publishing business. Their. Ephrata Cloister. Discover the religious community of Ephrata Cloister noted for its art and architecture. Photo by PHMC/Elizabeth Bertheaud, Website. Address. West Main Street Ephrata, PA Phone () Admission.

Adult: $ Seniors (65+) & Discount: $ Youth (): $ Children under 3: Free. Showalter conducted a tour of Ephrata Cloister and described the history of the order which was founded in by a group of German immigrants. One of America's earliest religious communities, the Ephrata Cloister was founded in by German settlers seeking spiritual goals rather than earthly rewards.

Gathered in unique European style buildings, the community consisted of celibate Brothers and Sisters, and a married congregation of families. At the zenith of the community in the s and s, about /5().

Early Ephrata residents made their own ink and paper. They printed and bound 1, copies of the tome. The three-year project culminated in The Cloister archives hold 10 original copies of The Martyr’s Mirror. is the year Conrad Beissel, founder of Ephrata, was born in Eberbach, Germany (the twin city of Ephrata today).

Beissel’s. Julius Friedrich Sachse, The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania, A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers, 2 volumes, Philadelphia, ; reprinted by AMS Press, New York, Ephrata community is an amazing place, and the more history you know the better it gets.

But I've never had as a good of a guide as we had in Nicholas -- at any site anywhere. His content and delivery were spot on/5().

The Ephrata Cloister: An introduction Paperback – January 1, by Eugene E Doll (Author) See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — $ Author: Eugene E Doll. The Ephrata Cloister Associates has recently co-sponsored two academic conferences which convened scholars who have discussed their latest research into aspects of Ephrata's past.

New understandings of the community are emerging as historians study personal account books, deeds, wills, estate inventories, and tax lists. The Ephrata Cloister was an Early American powerhouse of printing and publishing.

The Arndt and Eck bibliography lists 68 German-language books, pamphlets, and almanacs printed at the Ephrata Cloister between and The Cloister printed only one English-language book.

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 settlement.

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 buildings. One should not forget that his massive two volume history of Ephrata is subtitled, “A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers”.

His book is a serious piece of research, but it was written in a more romantic literary style than modern academic history today, and it must be read with a critical eye. km from Ephrata Cloister Situated in Akron, this cottage is mi ( km) from Eicher Arts Center and mi ( km) from Ephrata Performing Arts Center.

Ephrata Cloister and The Green Dragon Farmer's Market are also within 6 mi (10 km). Tells of the founding and subsequent history of Ephrata, a mystical religious community that flourished in eastern Pennsylvania in the mid-eighteenth century. Its leader, Conrad Beissel, a German Pietist who came to America in seeking spiritual peace and solitude.

Settled in Lancaster County, his talents and charisma attracted other German settlers who shared his 3/5(1). One of America’s earliest communities, the Ephrata Cloister was founded in by German settlers, led by Johann Beissel, who were seeking spiritual goals rather than earthly rewards.

We are pleased to share this historical landmark with the residents of Lancaster County. Elizabeth Bertheaud, Historic Site Administrator, “When I was a child, libraries meant. Despite the personal austerity with which they lived, the members of the Ephrata Cloister were noted for their printing, bookmaking, unique music, and as the first American producers of fraktur, the highly decorated manuscript and printed pages that utilized the old German script.

The word "fraktur" itself means fractured or broken, referring to the appearance of this script. These buildings are modern, but are built in the style of the 18th-century buildings at Ephrata Cloister. Modern-day Ephrata is a bustling borough in northern Lancaster County with a population of o people.

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The Ephrata Cloister’s printing press with its Gothic type was famous throughout the German-speaking world. Ephrata Cloister The members of the Ephrata Cloister were an internationally famous group of scholars who gathered under the leadership of the mystical Conrad Beissel.

Ephrata and the Cloister during the war. Peter Miller was a talented and highly-educated man. At the request of Thomas Jefferson he translated the Declaration of Independence into seven foreign languages, and helped in this way to explain to the world the reason for the American Revolution.

Michael Witman also resided at Ephrata. He was a File Size: KB. The Ephrata hymnal (words only) was printed in bake house. The Ephrata Cloister had the second German printing press in the American colonies and also published the largest book in Colonial America.

The book, Martyrs Mirror, is a history of the deaths of Christian martyrs from the time of Christ until   One should not forget that his massive two volume history of Ephrata is subtitled, “A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers”.

His book is a serious piece of research, but it was written in a more romantic literary style than modern academic history today, and it must be read with a critical : Ephrata Cloister. Describes the austere lifestyle and culture of the eighteenth-century religious community, led by Conrad Beissel, that lived, worked, and worshiped at the Ephrata Cloister.

Includes a tour of the nine original Germanic buildings on the : Stackpole Books.Snow Hill: in the shadows of the Ephrata Cloister. [Denise A Seachrist] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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