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Virtual Ephrata Academy: Ephrata Cloister Q & A

Date(s): 01/13/2022
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Why are the doors so small? How did they know it was time for the midnight worship service? Didn’t they know that by practicing celibacy the place would not last? These are just some of the questions our visitors ask, and you probably have more of your own. Here is the chance to ask those questions as our Virtual Ephrata Academy answers your questions about this unique early American community. Join Museum Educator Michael Showalter and Curator Kerry Mohn to explore your interests in Ephrata’s history.

Advance registration if required for this FREE program. Please use the link below to register.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Jan 13, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Josh Shapiro, Governor – Hayley Haldeman, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free 24-page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.

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.

Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation
Irene Weidman Charitable Foundation
Ephrata National Bank
Black Forest Brewery/Americana 1777 Inn
A Woman’s Club of Ephrata
The Historic Ephrata Cloister June Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday