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Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Derry Session House and Enclosure

 
 
Derry Session House and Enclosure Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Derry Session House and Enclosure Marker
Inscription. Has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
c.1732
 
Location. 40° 17.495′ N, 76° 38.741′ W. Marker is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker can be reached from E. Derry Road. Click for map. Marker is between the church and the graveyard. Marker is in this post office area: Hershey PA 17033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Derry Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Derry Church School (1844-1904) (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Derry Churchyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hershey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chocolate Workers' Sit-Down Strike (approx. half a mile away); Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milton S. Hershey (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wildlife Habitat Enhancement (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hershey.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Old Session House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Old Session House
Pastor's Study & Academy built in 1732. Building is preserved in a glass enclosure that was donated by Milton S. Hershey. This is the oldest existing building in this region of Pennsylvania.
Side View of Old Session House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
3. Side View of Old Session House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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