Essential Architecture- the North East

Saal (chapel) and Sharon (sisters' house)

architect

 

location

Ephrata, PA.

date

1740 and 1742-43

style

vernacular

construction

wood

type

communal house
 
  a: general view, photo 1993, M. Brack.
 
  b: sharon, north facade, photo D. Robb (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  c: sharon, meeting room, photo 1993, M. Brack.
 
  d: sharon, sleeping alcove (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift).
 
  e: saal, meeting room (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift).
 
  f: saal, kitchen (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift).
 
  g: domestic cell, photo 1982, P. Scott.
 
  h: dormers, photo 1982, P. Scott.
 

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