Related Links

 

As you learn more about the Pennsylvania German Heritage,

you may find these additional sites enlightening.

  • Bahr's Mill - A stone mill in Gabelsville, Berks County, Pennsylvania. This site is currently being restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has recently opened as a museum. Enjoy a virtual tour of mill as well as its great links!
  • The History Girl - Using technology to engage new audiences, advocate for, and preserve American history and architecture.  Although The History Girl site is not specifically about the Pennsylvania German Heritage, you may find this additional site enlightening, as the focus is on New Jersey's historical sites, museums, or estate sales.
  • Pennsylvania German Blog by Del-Louise Moyer, Goschenhoppen Historians member, focuses on the Pennsylvania Germans, their culture and decorative arts.  A great many of Del's posts feature objects from the Goschenhoppen Historians Folklife Museum and can be found at https://alyssumarts.com/blog/

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  • Pennsylvania German Fraktur - The Free Library of Philadelphia is home to more than 1,000 Pennsylvania German fraktur – making this one of the largest public collections of fraktur in existence. This vast assemblage highlights a wide range of fraktur styles and artistic skills.
  • The Pennsylvania German Society - A nonprofit, educational organization devoted to the study of the Pennsylvania German people and their 300-year history in America.
  • Peter Wentz Farmstead Historical Society - This important historical working farmstead is well worth a visit to learn about life in the 18th century. Then, take some time to enjoy the beautiful grounds. The staff is sooo helpful and friendly.

 

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