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Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center

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We had a very pleasant tour of the Valley Brethren Mennonite Heritage. We learned a lot of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Mary M
Terry, Mississippi

An interesting site that offers delightful, personal tours and an introduction the Brethren and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Columbia, Missouri
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1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8429
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

We had a very pleasant tour of the Valley Brethren Mennonite Heritage. We learned a lot of interesting history concerning the Mennonite community. Very interesting film shown. The gentleman was very proud of the Mennonite heritage and shared his knowledge in an interesting manner. Small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

An interesting site that offers delightful, personal tours and an introduction the Brethren and Mennonite traditions. My guide, J. D. Glick, is a retired Brethren pastor and gave me a wonderful, insightful tour of the log cabins, blacksmith shop, cobbler's shop, combination one room schoolhouse...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We decided to stop at this center to learn about the settlers in the area. The visitors center and gift show had displays and history of the people settling in the area and before we went to the buildings on the property we watched a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great weekend here! Was there for the 2nd Annual Sing Me High music festival with the Walking Roots Band and others. Wonderful setting, great music. Enjoyed the Heritage day activities in the morning.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David R
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We got a personal tour of the buildings and grounds along with many interesting facts about the history. There were also a couple of informative videos that we watched. There was a cobbler's shop, and a blacksmith shop as well as the main home and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This Center sits on a hill where you get a great view of Harrisonburg. And you learn a lot about life in Harrisonburg in the past. There's lots of information on the role of the Brethren and Mennonite communities in the history of this area....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour started at the Visitors Center with Ray serving as our guide. He patiently walked us through the long history of the Brethren and Mennonite movements. Two short videos closed out that part of the stop. The effects of the Civil War involving the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tom058
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Started with a detailed history from an older gentleman at the welcome center. Complete with a solo performance on a hundred year old portable organ which was used in traveling to entertain and enlighten the troops. I was short on time so only got to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HarleyDavidson71
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Located behind Harrisonburg High School this history museum has an inside exhibit with lots of information as well as 2 films. The information about the history and present of the Brethren and Mennonite people is presented very well. Our excellent guide took us through all...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I take my 1st grade students here every year because it is a fantastic field trip! They are incredibly organized. Young children have something to DO at each station. It is a great way to get a view of life in the past.

Date of experience: May 2017
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