Where We Started

Andulhea Heritage Center was formed after Rehrersburg's bicentennial in 2003 by a small group of local residents who hoped and still hope to share with people of all ages the rich history of this area.  The Lenape Indians had villages here and many of their artifacts have been found, arrow heads, stones used for grinding, spear points. Rehrersburg was the frontier of PA during the late 1700s and early 1800s.  The Tulpehocken Path going from the  Council Fire at Onondaga southward passed through today's towns of Bethel, Rehrersburg, Womelsdorf, on to Reading and then Philadelphia, the colonial capital. This path was the primary means of communication between the Indians and Conrad Weiser and the PA authorities.