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nicholas stoltzfus homestead entrance sign Nicholas Stoltzfus Homestead
1700 Tulpehocken Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

For information contact
NicholasStoltzfusHouse@gmail.com or
call 484-878-2916

The Homestead is located in Wyomissing next to Berks County Parks along the Tulpehocken Creek which include trails, The Gruber Wagon Works, a Union Canal museum and Wertz's Red Bridge. Exit Route 222 North from Reading, take Broadcasting Road east 1 half mile to the end, turn right, go about a mile to 1700 Tulpehocken Road, just beyond Country Meadows of Wyomissing.


The Nicholas Stoltzfus Homestead is a stone-built English colonial-style house built in the early-1700s in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. After passing through the ownership of several families, the property, including the stone house and a barn, was purchased in 1771 by Nicholas Stoltzfus and his son Christian Stoltzfus. Nicholas and his wife Anna Elisabeth and their 4 children emigrated from Zweibrucken, Germany before purchasing the house. For many years the tract of land was a working farm. The Stoltzfus family were part of the Old Order Amish Anabaptist group. The Nicholas Stoltzfus family are the progenitors for all the Stoltzfus surnames in America.

Today the historical house is restored to accommodate tours, special educational programs, showcase Berks County Amish history and to experience colonial life style from the 1700's. The barn is a Sweitzer replica built in 2021. The 1500 square foot barn and 1 acre grounds are available for special events, such as weddings, family reunions, corporate picnics, etc. Amenities includes a public restroom, small kitchen and heat & A/C. Located adjacent to the Berks County Parks and Trails. Along the Tulpehocken Creek. Close to shopping, restaurants, and downtown Reading.

Our mission is to tell the Stoltzfus story.

Upcoming Events

Pennsylvania Dutch Meal
November 4th and 5th, 2022

On November 4 & 5th, the Nicholas Stoltzfus Homestead will be hosting a special evening event with a 5 course Pennsylvania Dutch meal in the historic Stoltzfus Homestead.
Bring a group of friends to make memories with, have a special date night, enjoy mouth watering tasty food and support the Stoltzfus Homestead project. This is a joint event with Stoltzfus Meats from Intercourse and the Nicholas Stoltzfus Homestead for a fund raiser to help restore 2 interior rooms in the old house.

Dinner 2022 brochure and menu
Download the brochure and menu.

Latest Newsletter
Spring 2022 newsletter
Download the Spring 2022 Newsletter.

The new coffee table book is available from Masthoff Press & Bookstore.
Germany Lutherans to Pennsylvania Amish: The Stoltzfus Family Story
The books was a result of research by author Nic Stoltzfus, photographer Elam Stoltzfus, and co-researchers Rose Beiler and Zach Stoltzfus.

Select this link to enjoy video presentations:
John Parmer's The history of the Nicholas Stoltzfus House.
Paul Kurtz's Inspiring Through The Stoltzfus Story

We Need Your Support

While the annual auction, rentals, and other events provide important funding for the property, donations are needed to make ends meet.
Please consider donating or let us know how you can help.

Nicholas Stoltzfus House summer painting

A special thanks to the Pequea Amish Bruderschaft, the Nicholas Stoltzfus House Preservation Committee, Country Meadows Retirement Communities, the Tri-County Heritage Society, the Amish Communities, the Stoltzfus families, and all those who continue to support the Nicholas Stoltzfus House.