Colonial architecture of the Pennsylvania Germans by G. Edwin Brumbaugh

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Statementby G. Edwin Brumbaugh ... Orignally delivered as an address before the forty-first annual meeting of the Pennsylvania German society at Reading. October 23, 1931. Lancaster, Pa., Pennsylvania German society.
SeriesPennsylvania German society. Proceedings... October 17, 1930, and papers... [Norristown, Pa.] 1933. vol.XLI
LC ClassificationsF146 .P23 vol. 41
The Physical Object
Pagination60, 111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6309413M
LC Control Number34025362

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Claude Brumbaugh, G. Edwin and Rosenberry (Author)Author: M. Claude Brumbaugh, G. Edwin and Rosenberry. The Pennsylvania Dutch (Pennsilfaanisch-Deitsch), also referred to as the Pennsylvania Germans, are a cultural group formed through those who emigrated primarily from the territory in Europe now partly within modern-day Germany (mainly from Palatinate, Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland), but also from the Netherlands, Switzerland and today France (Alsace-Lorraine) travelling down the river.

Colonial architecture of the Pennsylvania Germans by G. Edwin Brumbaugh, unknown edition,Pages: Divided into subject categories, the bibliography contains citations to all published writings dealing with the Germans in colonial North America (chiefly Pennsylvania), whether in the form of general histories, magazine articles, newspapers, pamphlets, mug-books, church records, town, county, and state histories, or printed genealogies, and it.

American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States, including First Period English (late-medieval), French Colonial, Spanish Colonial, Dutch Colonial, and Georgian.

These styles are associated with the houses, churches and government buildings of the period from about through the 19th century. Excerpt [uncorrected, not for citation].

Introduction Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans, Sally McMurry and Nancy Van Dolsen. The phrase "Pennsylvania German architecture" calls forth a certain mental image, likely conjuring up first the "Continental" three-room house, with its huge hearth, five-plate stoves, tiny windows, perhaps a vaulted cellar, exposed beams.

COLONIAL GERMANS [US] Ancestor Chart Project, 6 vols. [US] Bittinger, Lucy F. The Germans in Colonial Times. [US] Bockstruck, Lloyd de Witt. Denizations and Naturalizations in the British Colonies in America, [US] Davis, Richard W.

Emigrants, Refugees, and Prisoners: An Aid to Mennonite Family Research. 75, ethnically German residents in Pennsylvania. Some historians estimate the number as high asBenjamin Franklin wrote that at least one-third of Pennsylvania’s white population was German.

Although there are no definite numbers, Pennsylvania certainly had the largest German population in the new United States. Architecture and Artifacts of the Pennsylvania Germans: Constructing Identity in Early America appearance Architecture associated authors barns believed Benjamin Bethlehem British buildings built Cazenove Church closed clothing Colonial commentators congregation constructed created David described designed distinct door dwellings early.

Pennsylvania was an English speaking colony and the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania was alarmed at the large numbers of Germans entering the province; they felt like they were being overrun by the Germans.

In a one month time span five ships had arrived in Philadelphia each carrying over German immigrants. This webpage contains a directory of links to online transcriptions of passenger lists and other material for immigrants to Pennsylvania for the period prior to the lists in Pennsylvania German Pioneers (which covers ).

You will also find many immigrants from countries other than Germany listed here. The German Colonial style was typical for the areas of present day New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.

It was developed by settlers from the northern European nations, such as Sweden, Finland, Germany, Scotland, and Ireland.

They used stone for the construction of the houses that had thick walls, exposed timbering, and hand-hewn beams. Architecture. Sacred Architecture. Basilica Architecture. Saved from Dr. Rob Reynolds on Pennsylvania German Society. October Saved by Dr. Rob Reynolds on Pennsylvania German Society.

October Saved by Amish America. Like the German colonists, Dutch settlers brought building traditions from their home country. Settling mainly in New York State, they built brick and stone houses with rooflines that echoed the architecture of the Netherlands. Dutch Colonial style is marked by the gambrel roof.

Dutch Colonial became a popular revival style, and 20th-century. Architecture and Artifacts of the Pennsylvania Germans: Constructing Identity in Early America University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press,xiv + pp., b/w illus.

$, ISBN X In Novembera European traveler, Théophile Cazenove, visited the home of a prosperous Pennsylvania German. The Germans of Colonial Georgia, Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from to The Settlement of the German Coast of Louisiana and Creoles of German Descent by J.

Hanno Deiler This book is a first-rate resource for researchers interested in the early. Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace, Hanoi Vietnam is an example of French colonial architecture.

German Colonial The small stone houses of German Colony located on the both sides of Ben Gurion Boulevard, Haifa, Israel. Ghost town Kolmanskop, A German colonized town in the Namibia desert.

- Stone farmhouses primarily found in the Pennsylvania countryside. These houses have the following elements: two story massing, English colonial details, symmetrical facade with additions, double-hung windows, paneled wood shutters, rubblework fieldstone facades with mortar joints, simplicity in details.

See more ideas about stone houses, house exterior, house styles pins. The German and Swiss Settlements of Colonial Pennsylvania: A Study of the So Called Pennsylvania Dutch - Oscar Kuhns. Covers the German settlement of Pennsylvania down to the Revolutionary War. Discusses Europe in the s, settlements made in Pennsylvania, and every-day life of the immigrants.

Also lists German surna. The first Germans, a group of 42, came to the Virginia Piedmont in to work in Lt. Gov. Alexander Spotswood's iron mine. The largest group, however, came to northwest Loudoun County from Pennsylvania. They founded what was called the German Settlement and became the.

Pennsylvania German Pioneers Online Vol. 1 is available for download at the Internet Archive: Pennsylvania German Pioneers Vol. 1, Vol. 3 is available for download at the Internet Archive: Pennsylvania German Pioneers Vol.

3, includes a name index for the series in the back of the book All 3 Volumes can be viewed online at Hathi Trust: Pennsylvania German Pioneers. end. As happened in Pennsylvania, we find " Colonial" houses erected as late asat which time " Greek Revival" influences and later the scroll saw work succeeded in gradually eclipsing the simple models of earlier days and bringing about a period of transition and decay.

Pennsylvania was settled by diverse nationalities ; the English, German. The Pennsylvania Germans, who came soon after the English, preserved their way of living to a remarkable extent, and this is reflected in their sturdy barns, houses, and religious buildings.

The Classical Revival after the Revolution was due to the interest of such men as Jefferson in classical learning, especially the architecture of Rome. Throughout the United States, there are examples of Spanish, French, Dutch, and British Colonial architecture, since we had settlers from all of those countries inhabit parts.

Pennsylvania German Immigrants (Amazon Link); Lists Consolidated from Yearbooks of The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society by Don Yoder (Editor) Gathers material from records in both Germany (gives places of origin) and Pennsylvania of a group of emigrants who mostly settled in southeastern PA. Get this from a library.

Colonial Pennsylvania immigrants from Freinsheim in the Palatinate. [Annette K Burgert] -- Immigrants came from Freinsheim, Bayern, Germany, and settled in various parts of Pennsylvania. A corruption of Germans who remained in Pennsylvania.

The "colonial style" of architecture was. steep gabled roofs, tall brick chimneys, brick arches over doors and windows, and exposed beam ceilings. Horn book. What was the standard text for educating young people during the colonial.

German Colonial Architecture in Frederick County a’s back counties because they provided little protection from Indian attacks. Pennsylvania’s legislature, with a Quaker majority, refused to provide defense funds.

One of the first recorded German settle- ments in Maryland was called Village of Mono- cacy. It was settled in in the area. The archival record on German immigration to Pennsylvania improves afterso that it has been estimated that overGermans came to the Delaware Valley between and Most came in the months of August, September, October and November, as they feared the colonial fevers of the summer, a pattern that is remarkably rigid before.

Redemptioners, Germans -- Pennsylvania History, Pennsylvania Dutch -- History, Pennsylvania Dutch -- Genealogy, Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration History Publisher Lancaster, Pa.: Published by the author Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

argument about the number of Germans in Pennsylvania. A higher estimate than the one above has been given by William Beidelman, The Story of the Pennsylvania Germans (Easton, Pa., ), 54; a lower one will be found in Oscar Kuhns, The German and Swiss Settlements of Colonial Pennsylvania (New York, ), 19a.

stands out as possibly the most significant period architecturally because the concentration, integrity, and diversity of Oleys' "Germanic Style" buildings of this era is thought to be unsurpassed in any other township in the country.

This native Pennsylvania German colonial architecture exists in a variety of building types. The following excerpt from Pennsylvania Germans, A Persistent Minority by William T. Parsons is posted for its excellent discussion of conditions confronting early 18th century German immigrants on the voyage to America and upon arrival at the Port of Philadelphia.

It is probable that these or similar conditions were experienced by our Mosier and Culp immigrant ancestors. Drawn by the promise of religious freedom and economic opportunity, Quakers from the British Isles, German Lutherans, pietists, Scots-Irish Presbyterians, and others poured into the colony and pushed deeper and deeper into Indian lands.

From the s until the s, Pennsylvania led the colonies and then the states in the production of food. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins and Phil M.

Riley - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. (See esp. William Woys Weaver, "The Pennsylvania German House: European Antecedents and New World Forms," Winterthur Portfolio (Winter ):Cynthia G. Falk, Architecture and Artifacts of the Pennsylvania Germans: Constructing Identity in Early America (University Park: Penn State Univ.

Press, ), and Sally McMurry & Nancy Van. The Religious Development of the Early German Settlers 67 land's History of The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley, published in ,2 some of which he included in his History of Shenandoah County that appeared twenty years later.3 Dedicated to Wayland and drawing on his work but going further is The Pennsylvania Germans of.

InJamestown was founded by the Virginia Company. Inthe Mayflower landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts. The books collected here detail the history of these and other early English colonists in of the titles also explore the experiences and contributions of Indigenous peoples and women in colonial life.

Page - I cannot call it by so severe a name, — one very pleasing diversion of the attention of the congregation from the parson was caused by an innocent custom that prevailed in many a country community.

Just fancy the flurry on a June Sabbath in Killingly, inwhen Joseph Gay, clad in velvet coat, lace-frilled shirt, and white broadcloth knee-breeches, with his fair bride of a few.

Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans, Edited by Sally McMurry and Nancy Van Dolsen. pages | 7 x 10 | illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors View table of contents and excerpt. The phrase "Pennsylvania German architecture" likely conjures images of either the.

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The beautiful drawings evoke an earlier period and the houses inspire.5/5(2). Coffin, Lewis A. Brick architecture of the colonial period in Maryland & Virginia. Architectural Book Publishing Co, /sil Chicago. Coffin, Lewis A.

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