|6th Annual Singspiration on the Menno-Hof lawn. Plan to attend Sunday eve., Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy a cappella singing of familiar hymns on the Menno-Hof lawn. Bring lawn chairs for seating. There will be ice cream and pretzels and more singing inside following the worship service. Rain location: Farmstead Inn pavilion, Shipshewana (just north of Menno-Hof). Printable flier|
|Why the 600-mile trip is worth it
Read about Richard & Annie Boshart's experiences at Menno-Hof and the connection between the fountain in the Menno-Hof courtyard and Zollikon, Switzerland. The full story.
|Do the Amish use banks?
The story of Menno-Hof: Part I
In 1972 curiousity about the Amish, combined with a fledgling flea market, resulted in an increased number of tourists to the Shipshewana area. Several area pastors saw the need for a place like Menno-Hof and began working towards that end result. Read more.
|The barn raising and beyond.
The story of Menno-Hof: Part II
In six days, 200 volunteers and an Amish crew raised the entire structure that is now Menno-Hof! 1,000 wooden pegs were used to pin the oak beams together. The length of the longest beam is 36 feet. It took two years to complete the inside. Read more.
|Our gift shop features handcrafted items made by local Amish and Mennonites. Your purchase will support Menno-Hof as well as the Amish or Mennonite person that handcrafted the gift. We also carry a wide selection of books about Anabaptist faith and practices along with cookbooks and some children’s books. Gift certificates are available.|