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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
Paul Kurtz, psku04@ptd.net or
call 717-808-7785

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.


We began in 1997. A small group of concerned Nicholas descendants decided they did not want to see the house demolished.

Soon, the number of descendants & non-descendants of Nicholas began to grow and the house was restored in 2003. We began receiving requests for family reunions and other groups to use our property. We determined that we needed to add a caretaker’s suite, public restrooms and a climate-controlled area for Stoltzfus family artifacts. Fundraising efforts were begun to raise funds for the barn.

The barn exterior was constructed in 2011 and we are working to complete the inside. We are seeking monetary, material or labor donations to complete the interior.
See the page “The Barn” for more information.

We are now a group who wish to use this property to tell the Stoltzfus story.

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.

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

The new coffe 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.

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We Are Grateful


In 2006 members of the Preservation Committee met with Michael Leader, President and CEO of Country Meadows. He assured the Committee he supports future development based on the Committees's goals. Preservation is assured through an agreement with Country Meadows.

The goals include completing a barn with an apartment for caretakers to replace the house trailer, public restrooms, a heritage room, and a utility room. Inquiries can be made by calling 717-808-7785.

drawing of the nicholas stoltzfus house Nicholas Stoltzfus House drawing by Roger Cooke

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Thanks to the Pequea Amish Bruderschaft, the Nicholas Stoltzfus House Preservation Committee, Country Meadows Retirement Communities, the Tri-County Heritage Society, the Amish Community, and all those who continue to support the restoration of the Nicholas Stoltzfus House. And thanks to Janice Egeland who is responsible for the book 'Descendants of Christian Fisher and Other Amish-Mennonite Pioneer Families'.