The Historic Ephrata Cloister

This is known as the Schoolhouse at the Historic Ephrata Cloister and it is the site of the earliest settlers in our area. The two things that stick out in my mind about the place are they used wooden blocks as pillows, and the second is my hair raising experience while shooting here one late night. I was in the main area of the site snapping photos under a full moon around 10 at night. No wind, no one around, and the wooden screen door just around the corner from me slams!!! A chill went up my neck but I decided to look and of course no logical explanation to be had. I didn’t hang around for any more “activity”. I did remove some obnoxious power lines that were a total eyesore.

8 responses to “The Historic Ephrata Cloister

  1. Such pretty leaf colors in this picture make it glow.
    Funny about the slamming screen door. I would have been scared out of my wits! Of course, I wouldn’t have gone to that lonely place at 10 pm under a full moon in the first place. Way too scary for me! 😉 Love your pictures! Pat

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