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 Historical Society of Berks County - Great old photos, information about their television program, books and articles of historic interest as well as a museum and library.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Library services, research guides, publications and much more.
- 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.
Lansdale Historical Society - Home of the The Jenkins Homestead and Historical Research Center, this is a fantastic research site.
Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania - Learn about the Mennonite Heritage Center and Historical Library in nearby Harleysville, Pennsylvania.
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania History and Cultural Arts Website - There is so much history to be discovered in Montgomery County. Find some wonderful sources and educational places to visit on this site.
Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Societies - A great source if you would like to discover other interesting educational and historical places to go.
- 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/
- Pennsylvania German Collection - Free Library While curator of the Henry Stauffer Borneman Pennsylvania German Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia from 2011-2013 Del-Louise Moyer, Goschenhoppen Historians member, created the PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN COLLECTION BLOG ~ FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA, and authored all seventeen posts which are located at Pennsylvania German Collection - Free Library.
- 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.
- Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission - Discover more about Pennsylvania's rich history, genealogy, archives, and sites throughout the state.
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.
- Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center - Schwenkfelder Library, Archives, and Museum focusing on the Pennsylvania German Protestant sect.
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