After Eight Bed and Breakfast

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Lancaster Quilt, Lancaster Art, Lancaster PA Bed & Breakfast

Handmade quilts have been a tradition among the Old Order Amish and Mennonite Community for many generations in Lancaster Pennsylvania.  One of the best places to learn about Amish Quilts is the Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum in downtown Lancaster PA.  On display are locally made Amish quilts dating between the 1870's and 1940's.    The creativity of the Quilts with endless color schemes, original and traditional designs, will bring amazement to nearly everyone.  You will want to visit many of the local Amish quilt stores around Lancaster PA, including Riehl's Quilts and Crafts, Silvia Petersham's Quilts & Fabrics, Smuckers Quilts, Country Lane Quilts and Witmer Quilt Shop.  Lancaster PA is a vibrant community of the arts, with added popularity of the First Friday Events each month, showcasing many of the local artists in the area.  Centrally located is the After Eight Bed & Breakfast, where your host Robert will be more than pleased to give you directions and also provide information on restaurants and many other activities in Lancaster PA.

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