The Schuylkill River Greenways map is divided by Trailheads, Trail Towns and Places to Visit.
The Mennonite Heritage Center tells the story of the Mennonite faith and life in southeastern Pennsylvania. It houses permanent and changing exhibits, a fraktur gallery, historical library, and a gift shop.
Begun in 1525 in Switzerland, the “Anabaptist” fellowship was later renamed in honor of leader, Menno Simons, from the Netherlands. In 1683, the first Mennonite couple helped to settle the village of Germantown near Philadelphia, the oldest continuing Mennonite community in the New World. The story of local Mennonites and their neighbors is introduced through an interpretive video presented in a room designed to resemble an early meetinghouse.
The Historical Library and Archives are the repository of more than 12,000 books, manuscripts and documents vital to church history and genealogical study.