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Muhlenberg Township – The Family Behind the Name

February 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Muhlenberg Greene Architects for this free program featuring a presentation by Bradley Smith, Archivist of the Berks History Center.   Mr. Smith will discuss the impact and Legacy of the Muhlenberg family, from their 1742 arrival to Pennsylvania to the present day, and how they influenced the naming of Muhlenberg Township.  He will also discuss Frederick A. Muhlenberg, the statesman, soldier, and architect who established the local architectural firm of Muhlenberg Greene.

Following the presentation, guests can view a display of artistic renderings in the Muhlenberg Art Gallery in the Township Building. This collection of hand-drawn works by Frederick Muhlenberg from the 1920s to the 1970s highlights several of his firm’s best-known projects.

Boxed sets of limited-edition notecards featuring select architectural renderings by Muhlenberg will be available ($20), benefitting the Berks History Center.

Space is Limited – Please RSVP to join us: https://secure.rec1.com/PA/muhlenberg-township-pa/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTIzNDYwNDk%3D

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Date:
February 10
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Muhlenberg Township Building
210 George St
Reading, PA 19605 United States
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