A Hill of Unity

The Founding of Bryn Athyn Borough

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Apr 25 2016 - Oct 23 2016

Glencairn Museum

Bryn Athyn, PA

The year 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of Bryn Athyn as a borough in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A Hill of Unity: The Founding of Bryn Athyn Borough features artifacts, photographs and documents illustrating the early development of this New Church (Swedenborgian) community, leading up to the official incorporation in 1916. Highlights of the exhibition include the actual Welsh-English dictionary used to create the name "Bryn Athyn" in 1898, the original minutes of the "Village Association" from the 1890s, and an early scale architectural model of Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • Swedenborgian
  • New-Church

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