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  • Ephrata Cloister

    Winter History Classes – 2022

  • Ephrata Cloister


Join us as we explore topics related to the history and culture of Ephrata, the region, the state, and the nation. Each week offers a different topic, some weeks two topics. Click this link to see the full History Class schedule of speakers and topics: Class Schedule 2022         

Class starts at 9:00 a.m. each Thursday starts February 3 and continues though March 31. 

This will be a hybrid program. A limited number of in-person seats are available for members of the Ephrata Cloister Associates on a first-come, first served basis. In-person attendees are strongly encouraged to wear masks. Zoom links are available for everyone.

Pre-registration is required. After registering you will receive a link to join the class.

No in-person seats are available on the day of Class. 

Tuition for the entire 9-week series is $50 for members of the Ephrata Cloister Associates, and $60 for those not yet members.

Use this link to register for the full 9-week Winter History Class Series:

Tuition to attend a single day available by Zoom only is $10. Registration for Single Day attendance closes at 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before the Class. Use this link to register for a Single Day session:—single-session/

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Tom Wolf, Governor – Nancy Moses, 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
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