Middle Amana, Iowa

blooming lilies in lily lake

Lily Lake

Lily Lake was formed when the Mill Race flooded a low area. It went on to play several important roles in the Colonies

man taking bread out of the oven

Hahn's Hearth Oven Bakery

Bakeries provided bread and other baked goods to communal kitchens using traditionally German recipes. Learn about Hanh's in Amana

kitchen ladies preparing food

Communal Kitchen and Coopershop Museum

The Ruedy Kitchen House, next to the coopershop, was one of 50 kitchens that provided meals during the communal era of the Colonies

Last updated: January 4, 2018