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Resource Center

Below are resources from the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center. Most importantly, the tour reservation form can be found here. Once completed, please mail the forms to us at 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown PA 19530. Or, fax it to us at 610-683-1330. Tour Reservation forms may also be emailed to

Abacus Activity

Classrooms Then and Now

Crossword Puzzle

Days and Months of the Year - Word Search

Hex Sign Activity

Horn Book Activity

How Math Has Changed Activity

Lunch Pail Activity

Middle Level Language Simulation

Middle Level One-Room School House Reading Lesson

Music Lesson 

Other Faces of Discrimination Lesson 

Research Request Form for Library

School Life Today and in the Past - History Lesson 

Call and Response Song in the Pennsylvania Dutch Language

Wool Coat Activity

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday:
10 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4pm

Tours By Appointment Only
Please call ahead to schedule your tour. 

If you would like to schedule a group tour, please email us at:

Upcoming Events

August 11-12, 2018
Old Time Plow Boys Late Summer Show (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Music, food, tractor models on display, tractor pulls, vendors, and more. Visit for more information.

September 22, 2018
Heemet Fescht (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Celebrate the Harvest with vendors, craftsmen, artisans, folklife demonstrations, kids activities, food, music and fun! This event is free!

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