Below is a partial view of the main exhibit room at the Historic Manheim Preservation
the work of local craftsmen.
Items We Are Seeking:
Period items of metal work, pottery, textiles and wood made by local
craftsmen in the Manheim area
Items related to Henry William Stiegel or the Stiegel Family
HMPF recently added the interesting and important items listed below to the museum
collection. If you click on the items, a picture of each will appear.
1. Fine condition Geo. Nees, Manheim, paint dec. child's chair, circa 1880s.
2. Early cast iron Manheim shipping crate branding iron w/ wrought iron handle (late
3. A group of wooden blanks by Samuel H. Lehman, in preparation for creating finished
animals of the types now on exhibit in our museum.
4. The early marble-base apothecary scale used in Ruhl’s Drug Store at 73 South Main St.,
Manheim for many years. Harry F. Ruhl, Sr. opened his drug store in 1891.