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Below are resources from the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center. Most importantly, the tour reservation form and the Library research 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 heritage@kutztown.edu

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: heritage@kutztown.edu

Upcoming Events

December 2, 2017
Christmas on the Farm (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Dare to visit the Belsnickel... Seasonal demonstrations, craftspeople and artisans, food, Christmas carols, and more at this free event!

March 10, 2017
PA German Zammelaaf - Lebanon High School (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Free Admission. PA German speakers, singers, food, traditional arts and crafts, and childrens activities.
The Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf (a word that means "gathering") was started on January 3, 2012. The mission of the Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf is to promote and preserve Pennsylvania German culture, language, and heritage.

March 24, 2018
Easter on the Farm (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Boasting children's crafts, hearth cooking, demonstrations, vendors, wagon rides, and free Easter Egg Hunts, Easter on the Farm is a time to celebrate PA Dutch Easter Traditions.
Egg Hunts are at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. for children ages 6 months to 10 years.

COMING IN 2017!
Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Braucherei & the Ritual of Everyday Life
This lavishly illustrated work introduces Pennsylvania's tradition of ritual healing, known as powwow (or Braucherei in Pennsylvania Dutch), combining a diverse array of prayers, gestures, and the use of everyday objects, these rituals are used for healing the body, protection from physical and spiritual harm, and ensuring good outcomes in everyday affairs.

Preorder your copy to be one of the first to receive this publication!

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