“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ephrata in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Ephrata Cloister

Ephrata Cloister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
1. Ephrata Cloister Marker
Inscription. Surviving buildings of the famous Ephrata community of Seventh Day Baptists, founded by Conrad Beissel, 1732. Turn to the right here to see this State historic shrine.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 11.153′ N, 76° 11.247′ W. Marker is in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of PA 272 and US 332, on the right when traveling south on PA 272. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ephrata PA 17522, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Ephrata Cloister (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Conrad Beissel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brothers' House Complex (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keller's Mill Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); East Cocalico Township Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); East Cocalico Township World War II Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pioneer Settler / Founder of Reamstown (approx. 3.8 miles away); East Cocalico Township Korean War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ephrata.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See this marker for photos and links.
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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