Linden Hall (school)

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Linden Hall
212 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543

United States
TypeIndependent boarding and day school
MottoNon scholae, sed vitae discimus
Head of schoolMichael E. Waylett (2015- )
Enrollment225 (as of 2017–18)
Campus size49 acres
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Blue and White
NewspaperThe Linden Ledger

Linden Hall is an independent boarding school and day for girls in grades 6-12 located in Lititz, Pennsylvania. The school was founded in 1746 and is the oldest girls' boarding and day school in continuous operation in the United States.[1][2][3][4]


In November 1746, the Moravian church established a settlement in Warwick, PA, now known as Lititz, PA where the community could construct a school.[5]


  1. ^ "At a Glance". Linden Hall. Archived from the original on April 6, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Explore PA". Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission". Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Venture Lititz". Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  5. ^ Handler, Bonnie (1996). Linden Hall: Enduring Values, Changing Times. Library of Congress: Sutter House Publishers. p. 34.

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Coordinates: 40°09′23″N 76°18′09″W / 40.15649°N 76.30250°W / 40.15649; -76.30250