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Ephrata Cloister

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Ephrata Cloister

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New to area from the South. Took my husband and we had a terrific time. The students were EXCELLENT! They said tour was shorter this year due to fewer volunteers. I sincerely hope the kids don’t ever stop providing the tour!
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Response from ConradBeissel, General Manager at Ephrata Cloister
Responded Jan 1, 2020
We're glad you enjoyed your experience at Lantern Tours. It is always such a fun program and it is a community favorite.
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My wife and I really enjoyed our guided tour of the buildings and grounds. There is a nice little museum that gives an overview of the history plus there is a great gift shop with a well-curated selection of books, hand-crafted items, etc. Highly recommend.
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Response from ConradBeissel, General Manager at Ephrata Cloister
Responded Dec 12, 2019
We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll come again.
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So glad we were in town for the Day of Song! We were able to hear the music sung in the way it was written almost 300 years ago. Beautiful and peaceful place easily walked. There were Guides in many of the buildings and they were very informative and friendly. There is a
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if you love history of the local people, this is a must. the state of Pennsylvania has done a good job of keeping the buildings true to the original layouts.
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We were staying in Hershey, and decided to make the relatively short trip to Ephrata to visit the Cloister, and to see the Winters Leadership Memorial. It was a very pleasant scenic drive. As we drove into the parking lot, we immediately noticed these large, impressive
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Response from ConradBeissel, General Manager at Ephrata Cloister
Responded Oct 17, 2019
We are so glad you enjoyed our benches! These are a recent addition to the site and we are hoping that many of our visitors will take the opportunity to enjoy Ephrata from this vantage point. As you commented the atmosphere at Ephrata Cloister still offers a sense of peace and serenity, something many people find lacking in today's busy lifestyle.
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