Freyberger Schoolhouse

Building Code: FS

The Freyberger Schoolhouse hosts classes for KU's PA German Studies academic program.

Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
  • 22 Luckenbill Road
  • Kutztown, PA 19530
  • Phone: 610-683-1589

Freyberger Schoolhouse

Exterior View

Freyberger schoolhouse

An interior view of the School Building at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center

The Freyberger Schoolhouse is located on the grounds of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at the northwest corner of campus. 

Previously known as the Stein School or Centre School, this one-room schoolhouse was originally built in the 1870s and held classes until the 1950s. The building was moved from Lenhartsville to Kutztown University in the 1990s. This building serves as a reminder of where Keystone State Normal School alumni would have held class.

Today, it serves as a home for Pennsylvania German dialect classes, as well as the location of special events at the Heritage Center such as Easter on the Farm, Childrens Cultural Camp, Heemet Fescht, and Christmas on the Farm.

The schoolhouse is named in honor of Kutztown alumna Ruth M. Freyberger.