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(40.3996,-75.5045)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret books, manuscripts and artifacts related to the Schwenkfelders, the people of southeastern Pennsylvania in general and the Perkiomen Valley in particular.

Description

The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center is a non profit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of art and material culture of the people in SE Pennsylvania- with an emphasis on PA German culture. The museum houses the most important collection of fraktur in the United States and has a collection of Herbarium specimens, folk art paintings, rare books and 16-19thC European and American imprints. The center offers a variety of educational programming, tours, exhibits and events throughout the year.

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http://www.schwenkfelder.com

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