Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center

horse The CrossRoads (Valley Brethren-Mennonite) Heritage Center features exhibits and a video on the settling of the Shenandoah Valley by the Brethren and Mennonites – in pioneer days, Civil War times, and in early 1900 school and mission work in the mountains of western Virginia.

Interpretative guides tell stories in the 1854 Burkholder-Myers House, the nearby Wash House, the Blacksmith Shop, and the 1904 Whitmer School/Cove church, all furnished with period furniture.

Stories CrossRoads' Stories--
Thursdays, June 12, 19 and 26; 10 a.m. to Noon
Children ages 3 to 12 yrs. will enjoy stories of children growing up in the log house in pioneer days and living in the big red house, tending the farm and learning in the one-room schoolhouse in the late 1800s. Moms and Dads, Grandmas and Grandpas, join us for stories, games and crafts each Thursday morning, June 12, 19 & 26! Admission is $3 per child.

Download Annual Reports for 2013:
-- Annual Meeting Report – February 7, 2014
-- Financial Report– February 7, 2014


About Us

Hours: 10-5 Wed.-Sat. Admission by donation.
Location: 1921 Heritage Center Way (off Garbers Church Rd.)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1563, Harrisonburg, VA 22803
Phone: (540) 438-1275.

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