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Millbank is on the border of Waterloo Region and Perth East. You can drive there by following King Street North past St. Jacobs Market, turning left at Lobsinger Line. Drive through Heidelberg and St. Clements until the road ends at Crosshill. Turn right and then quickly left at the next corner and follow William Hastings Line into Millbank. One of the most popular establishments in Millbank is Anna Mae’s Bakery and Restaurant. Anna Mae’s is closed on Sundays and holidays. Here is their website
Many Old Order Colony Mennonites left western Canada early in the 20th century to settle in Mexico. Today a few thousand of them live in Mexico’s northern states, particularly Chihuahua and Durango. Some have returned to Southern Ontario including Waterloo Region and this congregation meets in the hamlet of Crosshill, Wellesley Township. (map) You can read more about Old Colony Mennonites at the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO) website.
A horse and buggy passes River Song Catering and Banquet Facilities at 632 Hawkesville Road a short distance outside of St. Jacobs. The outdoor smoking area below overlooks the Conestoga River.