Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse

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Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse
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Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse. September 2013.
Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse is located in Pennsylvania
Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse
Location 39 Horning Rd., Brecknock Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°14′07″N 75°58′17″W / 40.23528°N 75.97139°W / 40.23528; -75.97139Coordinates: 40°14′07″N 75°58′17″W / 40.23528°N 75.97139°W / 40.23528; -75.97139
Area less than one acre
Built 1855
Architectural style Pennsylvania German
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000384[1]
Added to NRHP June 6, 2009

The Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse is located at 39 Horning Road, Brecknock Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The meetinghouse and its associated cemetery are significant for their role in the Mennonite community in this area of Pennsylvania in the mid to late 19th century. The meetinghouse itself is also significant for its Pennsylvania German Style architecture.[2] The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on June 6, 2009 and the listing was announced as the featured listing in the National Park Service's weekly list of June 12, 2009.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Henry W. Horning (December 12, 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Archived (PDF) from the original on 31 August 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2009.  (45 pages, site plan and 23 photos, exterior and interior)