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The Bryn Athyn Historic District

Charles Edward Gyllenhaal

The Bryn Athyn Historic District

by Charles Edward Gyllenhaal

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

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

  • About the Edition

    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

      Fun Places to Visit. Glencairn, the Bryn Athyn (Pennsylvania) Historic District and the Swedenborgians. By Richard “Zippy” Grigonis — Novem Several of America’s extraordinary, little-known architectural wonders can be found in what is known as the Bryn Athyn Historic District, a National Historic Landmark situated just a mile north of the Philadelphia border. Bryn Athyn College is a small, private Christian liberal arts college located 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Philadelphia in the borough of Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, a National Historic Landmark Athyn is affiliated with the General Church of the New Jerusalem.

    Bryn Athyn Historic District Nobre Backup T+ BRYN ATHYN HISTORIC DISTRICT Cairnwood Estate located within the Bryn Athyn Historic District, surrounded by some of the most remarkable architecture in the Philadelphia Area including the world renowned Glencairn museum and the Gothic-Romanesque style Bryn Athyn Cathedral. The Bryn Athyn Historic District, recognized as a National Historic Landmark in , includes Bryn Athyn Cathedral and three former Pitcairn family residences. Cairnwood (far right), an country.

    Additionally the assemblages of buildings and collections inside the Bryn Athyn Historic District, including Bryn Athyn Cathedral, Glencairn Museum and Cairnwood, allows the students unprecedented access to one of the most prominent architectural collection in . Bryn Athyn Cathedral, New Church Connection, Captain Dan's Crabhouse, Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn Historic District, New Church Books, Grant Schnarr - Author, Bryn Athyn College Theater, Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums, Loving Arms Mission, Historic House Trust of New York City, Buhl Park, Lucky Guy on Broadway, The New Church.


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The Bryn Athyn Historic District by Charles Edward Gyllenhaal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inresidents called their community Bryn Athyn, The Bryn Athyn Historic District book "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.4/5(2).

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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 : 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.

Inresidents 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.

Bryn Athyn Cathedral: The Building of a Church by E. Bruce Glenn, an important book that has been out of print for many years, has been reissued in a new and updated second edition format. Bruce Glenn also published Glencairn: The Story of a Home, in The historical, architectural, and spiritual connections between Bryn Athyn Cathedral and Glencairn are well known to visitors who.

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.

The Bryn Athyn Historic District. Cathedral Road | PO Box Bryn Athyn, PA USA [email protected] | The Bryn Athyn Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District encompassing an important collection of Arts and Crafts movement architecture in Bryn Athyn, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Designated init includes three residential properties associated with the Pitcairn family who supported the movement, as well as Bryn Athyn Cathedral, all built by craftsmen employed by the Location: Huntington Pike and Cathedral Road.

Bryn Athyn is an affluent home rule municipality in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United was formerly a borough, and its official name remains "Borough of Bryn Athyn". The population was 1, at the census. It was formed for religious reasons from Moreland Township on February 8, Bryn Athyn is surrounded by Lower Moreland : Montgomery.

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. Bryn Athyn Historic District, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania.

likes. Visit Cairnwood Estate, Bryn Athyn Cathedral, and Glencairn Museum, all a part of the Bryn Athyn Historic District.5/5(3).Cairnwood is a 26, square feet (2, m 2) historic home located adjacent to the Glencairn Museum in Bryn Athyn, Montgomery County, was designed by the architectural firm of Carrère and Hastings and built in The surrounding grounds were designed by Olmsted, Olmsted and was built for John Pitcairn, Jr.

(–), President of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.Bryn Athyn Cathedral is the episcopal seat of The General Church of the New Jerusalem, a denomination of main building is of the Early Gothic style, while the adjoining structures are of a transitional period reflective of a combination of both Gothic and Norman styles.

The exterior appearance of the Cathedral itself is reminiscent of Gloucester Cathedral in England.