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October 4, 2012

PHOTOS | 5 free things to do in Amish country

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LANCASTER —

LITITZ MORAVIAN CHURCH SQUARE ARCHIVES & MUSEUM

This archive and museum features diaries, ledgers, textiles, clothing and furniture of the early Lititz community, which was organized in 1749. There is also a large collection of early musical instruments. During the Revolutionary War, one stone building was commandeered by General George Washington as a hospital. Located nine miles (14.5 kilometers) north of Lancaster. Open Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by advance appointment. Details: http://www.lititzmoravian.org/newContent.aspx?ID=123

MENNONITE INFORMATION CENTER

This small museum features a short film about the faith and life of the Mennonites and Amish, an exhibit, and a bookstore. Also features a list of Mennonite Bed & Breakfasts in the area, and working farms that accept visitors. They also offer guided tours of the area. Located in Lancaster. Details: http://www.mennoniteinfoctr.com/

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