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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buildings, structures,
  • New Jerusalem Church,
  • History

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Historic images and descriptions of some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia area: Cairnwood, Cairncrest, Glencairn, and Bryn Athyn Cathedral. The structures were build by members of the Pitcairn family in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and reflect their New Church (Swedenborgian) faith and vision.

Edition Notes

StatementEd Gyllenhaal and Kirsten Hansen Gyllenhaal
SeriesImages of America, Images of America
ContributionsGyllenhaal, Kirsten Hansen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF159.B79 G95 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25243812M
ISBN 100738574325
ISBN 109780738574325
LC Control Number2010935100
OCLC/WorldCa694396712

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  The Bryn Athyn Historic District, a National Historic Landmark, is home to some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia area. Bryn Athyn was founded in the late 19th century by members of a Christian denomination known as the New Church, and the buildings in the historic district reflect the religious faith and vision of some of the community’s earliest : Ed Gyllenhaal.   The Bryn Athyn Historic District, a National Historic Landmark, is home to some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia area. Bryn Athyn was founded in the late 19th century by members of a Christian denomination known as the New Church, and the buildings in the historic district reflect the religious faith and vision of some of the community's earliest : ArcadiaPublishing. The Bryn Athyn Historic District. [Charles Edward Gyllenhaal; Kirsten Hansen Gyllenhaal] -- Historic images and descriptions of some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia area: Cairnwood, Cairncrest, Glencairn, and Bryn Athyn Cathedral.   The Bryn Athyn Historic District, a National Historic Landmark, is home to some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia area. Bryn Athyn was founded in the late 19th century by members of a Christian denomination known as the New Church, and the buildings in the historic district reflect the religious faith and vision of some of the community s earliest residents.

  In , residents called their community Bryn Athyn, or "Hill of Unity." "The Bryn Athyn Historic District" is part of the "Images of America" series by Arcadia Publishing, based in Mount Pleasant, S.C., which says it is the leading local-history publisher in the United States, with a catalog of more than 6, titles.   According to David Rowland, President of the Old York Road Historical Society, “The publication of The Bryn Athyn Historic District is significant because it is the first book to examine the fascinating history of all of the buildings within the historic district. Ed and Kirsten have done a wonderful job of setting the historical record straight with their great research and fine writing. Bryn Athyn Cathedral is an active house of worship. Private services are often scheduled on short notice and so the Cathedral may be closed to visitors. Bryn Athyn Cathedral. Cathedral Road PO Box Bryn Athyn PA () – Phone [email protected]

  "The Bryn Athyn Historic District" is part of the "Images of America" series by Arcadia Publishing, based in Mount Pleasant S.C., which says it is the leading local-history publisher in Author: Rob Chakler. Welcome to the Borough of Bryn Athyn. Bryn Athyn is a tiny jewel tucked in suburban Montgomery County, just outside of Northeast Philadelphia. square miles of mostly open space, Bryn Athyn is an oasis in the suburbs. Originally part of Moreland Township, in Bryn Athyn leaders petitioned the Commonwealth to become an independent community. Christmas Tours in the Bryn Athyn Historic District. Cairnwood Estate. Guided “Christmas at Cairnwood” tours available Tuesday – Saturday, reservations required. Some dates may not be available Glencairn Museum. Bryn Athyn Cathedral. Sample Historic district Tour Itinerary. Christmas Season. COVID has placed nearly all of our planning on a tentative basis. Please be sure to check our individual websites and for the most reliable event information.