Harmony Museum

Historic Harmony Inc., is a nonprofit [501(c)(3)] organization founded in 1943. Its founders wanted to preserve and promote public knowledge of the Harmony area’s history and heritage through its Harmony Museum collections and outreach activities. A primary goal is to preserve historical resources and support educational efforts related to Harmony history. The museum works to foster tourism in southwestern Butler County in cooperation with other organizations and agencies, to enhance the quality of life, contribute to economic development and support associated community objectives. To obtain registration and financial information of Historic Harmony Inc. from the Pennsylvania Department of State, phone toll-free within Pennsylvania at 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Funding for Historic Harmony is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

About Harmony Museum

Historic Harmony, Inc. was founded in 1943 and operates the Harmony Museum, which interprets 250 years of rich history. Presentations include George Washington’s 1753 mission through the area, the settlement of the Harmonists, history of the Mennonites and additional artifacts reflecting the development of the community through the ages.   

Historic Harmony’s nine properties include the 1809 main museum building as well as the Harmony Society cemetery and Mennonite meetinghouse and cemetery.

The Historic Harmony Inc. office is located in the main Museum building at 218 Mercer St., Harmony, PA. 16037 and the office is open Tues through Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm. 

Our Impact

  • Preserve and maintain nine properties, including seven historic buildings, located in an around the Harmony National Historic Landmark District. 
  • Preserve artifacts that tell the rich history of the area. 
  • Sponsor events that draw visitors to our scenic and historic borough each year. 
  • Foster musical events and concerts to preserve Harmonist and other heritage music. 
  • Utilize the services of volunteers in activities and projects that support the mission of Historic Harmony. 
  • Contribute to the preservation of the German culture bought by settlers who came to the Harmony area more than 200 years ago.
  • Recognize property owners who preserve and beautify their historic properties through our Heritage Awards program. 
  • Support the teaching of heritage crafts and skills through lesson, activities and restoration projects. 
  • Contribute to the development of students of history and museum management through internships. 

Board of Directors

Historic Harmony’s board of directors comprises the organizations four officers and six non-officer directors. Officers are elected by the membership every two years. Other directors are elected by the membership to three-year terms, two of which expire each year.

Kathy LuekKathy
President & CEO
Chuck WelshVice President
Barb EtterBarb EtterTreasurer
Nancy WilsonNancy WilsonDirector
Susan WebbSusan WebbDirector
Andrew OrientAndrew OrientDirector
Denise RodgersDenise RodgersDirector
Robin WuchinaRobin WuchinaDirector

Harmony Museum Disclosures

Historic Harmony 2021 Form 990

Historic Harmony 2020 Form 990

Historic Harmony 2019 Form 990

Historic Harmony 2017 Form 990

Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax can be obtained by stopping out at the Harmony Museum office located at 218 Mercer St, Harmony, PA

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