Welcome to Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum
Welcome to PA History 2 G0, a series of videos produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These short videos serve to introduce you, the virtual visitor, to Pennsylvania's state-owned historic sites and museums as we explore the varied stories that make up the commonwealth's rich history.
The Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum includes historic buildings and landscapes, animals and plants, and rich and diverse collections consisting of early farm and household objects. In these videos, site experts relay the stories that connect Landis Valley to traditional Pennsylvania Dutch rural life.
📽️ The Jacob and Elizabeth Landis Home is the oldest original building at the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum.
📽️ The Landis Valley Hotel is one of the original buildings at the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum.
📽️ The Pottery Shop at Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum focuses on Pennsylvania German ceramic pottery traditions.
📽️ The Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum preserves a piece of Vickers Pottery.
📽️ The historic Erisman House at Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum was built in the early 19th Century in Lancaster.
📽️ Lancaster was home to three tinsmiths around the turn of the century, from the 1800s to the 1900s.