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Allentown, PA 18106
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Founded in 1866 as the Keystone State Normal School, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania otherwise called as Kutztown University or KU is an esteemed institute. It consists of four streams - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Education. Spread across 289 acres (116.95 hectares), this sprawling campus also includes the Pennsylvania German Heritage Center, Rohrbach Library, Schaeffer Auditorium, a planetarium, gallery, GLBTQ Center, radio station, an observatory and residences.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, the Berkley Historic District features many historical landmarks. One of the prominent buildings that are a part of this structure are Dunkle House, Davies House and Schmehl House. Most of the structures here have adapted the Georgian or Federal styles of architecture.
One of the oldest structures on the Albright College campus, the Merner-Pfeiffer-Klein Chapel is one of the several chapels dotting this campus. It is a beautiful red-brick structure, named in the memory of Henry and Annie Merner Pfeiffer and the College President J. Warren Klein. It is subdivided into the main chapel room, chapel conference room and three smaller chapel rooms. Each of these have varying capacities with a maximum of 925 for the main room. The chapel is used for service and cultural events. Weddings and guest lectures are also held here. Besides college events, the chapel space can be rented for meetings and conferences. All rooms are air-conditioned and have technical facilities.
Trinity Lutheran Church was set up by Henry Melchior Muhlenberg in the year 1751 in the state of Pennsylvania. It is a two storied, red brick building built in Gregorian style of architecture with beautiful wood and stone trimming. There have been restorations since then and a few buildings have been added. The church became a member of the National Register in the year 1976. The church has served as a hospital during the period of revolutionary war and later transformed into a music school. It is a 'Mother Church' of the eleven churches in the City of Reading. It also shelters children, men and women and is supportive in providing education.
The Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Reading, Pennsylvania is a heritage hotel which combines the splendor of the past and the technology of the modern era. This is best felt in the Presidential Ballroom of the Hotel. Huge chandeliers, mellow lighting and polished wooden floors make for the perfect wedding or dinner reception. It also has a stage for a live band and a dance floor to accommodate a large party. It seats 300 for a sit-down dinner and 500 guests for a wedding.
Established in 1826 and named after the great general of American Revolutionary War, Lafayette College is one of the leading liberal arts college dedicated to the complete development of the students. The college has more than 2000 students enrolled in various under-graduate as well as post-graduate programs in arts and engineering. Its main campus is spread across 230 acres (93 hectares) and comprises various structures like the main academic building Pardee Hall, the architecturally renowned structures of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights and the Skillman Library, the multipurpose Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium and many other facilities. This private college also provides financial aids for deserving students through various programs. Schedule a visit to the college as it also conducts private tour to the campus which lasts for a little over an hour. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Virginville Historic District is located in Richmond Township. Its historic significance dates back to 1874. The district covers around 80 historic structures and major landmarks of the area; both residential as well as on-residential. It was added to the National register of Historic Places in 2000.