Cocalico Valley Historical Society
PO Box 193
249 West Main St.
Ephrata, PA 17522
(717) 733 1616

Places Nearby:
Ephrata Cloister
Sturgis Pretzel House
Landis Valley Museum
Hands-On House
Middle Creek Wildlife Management.Area
Cornwall Iron Furnace
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Ephrata and its surrounding communities are rich in local history that reflects the development of the entire nation. The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley preserves this history in fine style in the restored home of Moore and Rebecca (Konigmacher) Connell.

Built in 1868 the house is a beautiful example of Victorian Italianate architecture. Visitors will enjoy exploring the period rooms where they will discover a variety of artifacts that bring the history and culture of the Cocalico Valley area to life. The Valley includes the townships of East and West Cocalico, Clay, Ephrata, West Earl, and portions of Earl, all in Lancaster County.

Tours are available for individuals, Groups, and School Groups of most grades.

Hours: Library and Research Center is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30am - 6pm and Saturday 8:30am - 4pm. Museum is open Saturdays, 10am - 4pm. For Group visits, call.
FREE. $3.00 for library.
Group Reservations: At least 1 week in advance.
Lunch: Nearby restaurants.
Handicapped Access: Call with your needs.
Directions: Rt. 30 West to Downingtown to Rt. 322 West into Ephrata. After passing State St., Rt. 322 becomes West Main St. Go to number 249. 90 - 120 minutes northwest of Philadelphia.

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