September 13 – 14:
46th Annual Fall Harvest Fair
Celebrate harvest time the Pennsylvania German way. The Alexander Schaeffer Farm comes alive both Saturday and Sunday during the 46th Annual Fall Harvest Fair. Enjoy period artisans, crafts, cooking, baking, cider-pressing, field and farm demonstrations, traditional music, entertainment, and much more! Get details.
An Authentic Pennsylvania German Experience
Founded in 1966, HSI is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the culture and unique history of Schaefferstown and greater southeastern Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania German and Swiss cultures which flourished here during the last few centuries are authentically presented among several historic sites – the Alexander Schaeffer House and Farm, the Thomas R. Brendle Museum, and the Gemberling-Rex House.
Throughout the year, our sites host cultural events with all the local, historic flavor you expect. Visit our sites, take part in events, become a member, and discover how you can be a valuable volunteer. Your memorable, authentic Pennsylvania German experience with HSI will last a lifetime. Enjoy your website visit today!