www.ocsquiltmuseum.com/index.php. MASCOT MILL and RESSLER FAMILY HOME: This water-powered grain mill and 1855 home are in the heart of an Amish community. The stone building and antique machinery still grinds corn for local Amish farmers. You can picnic along the creek, and the foundation that runs the mill also publishes a series of local history pamphlets. The original mill was built in the 1730s. Located about 8 miles northeast of Lancaster. Details at www.resslermill.com/pages/home.html.COVERED BRIDGE DRIVING TOUR: There are 25 covered bridges in the area, and one of several tours starts in the town of Ephrata, which is also home to the Ephrata Cloister, an early communal society. Another tour goes through the town of Christina, which played a major role in the history of the Underground Railroad. You can visit the Pool Forge Covered Bridge, where President James Buchanan supposedly met his fiancée, and Bitzer's Mill Bridge, built in 1846 at a reported cost of $1,115. Along the way you'll see one-room schoolhouses, sweet shops and plenty of beautiful countryside. Details at www.padutchcountry.com/activities/covered-bridges-driving-tours.asp.LITITZ MORAVIAN CHURCH SQUARE ARCHIVES & MUSEUM: This archive and museum features diaries, ledgers, textiles, clothing and furniture of the early Lititz community, which was organized in 1749. There is also a large collection of early musical instruments. During the Revolutionary War, one stone building was commandeered by Gen. George Washington as a hospital. Located nine miles north of Lancaster. Open Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by advance appointment. Details at www.lititzmoravian.org/newContent.aspx?ID=123.MENNONITE INFORMATION CENTER: This small museum features a short film about the faith and life of the Mennonites and Amish, an exhibit and a bookstore. Also features a list of Mennonite bed-and-breakfasts in the area, and working farms that accept visitors. They also offer guided tours of the area. Located in Lancaster. Details at www.mennoniteinfoctr.com/.