Hershey, Pennsylvania: Building Under Glass

Built in 1732, the Session House was sealed inside a glass outer-house in 1929 by chocolate millionaire M.S. Hershey.
Address:
248 E. Derry Rd, Hershey, PA
Directions:
On the west side of Derry Presbyterian Church, which stands at the intersection of E. Derry and E. Mansion Rds. Just north of US Hwy 422 and just east of Hersheypark.
Admission:
Free
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Building Under Glass

The wooden house is in pretty good shape considering it dates back to 1732, but the engineer in me was probably more intrigued by the glass house.

[trish, 12/23/2015]

House under glass.

Building Under Glass

A building under glass or a building within a building -- the Session House stands in the parking lot of the Derry Presbyterian Church. The inner building is on the original site where it was built in 1732. The outer glass building was built around it in 1929, by chocolate millionaire M.S. Hershey. Peer through the glass and reflections and see if you can find the original letter slot cut into one of the doors; the building once served as the local post office.

[Glenn and Rebecca Brown, 08/20/2013]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Boy and the BootBoy and the Boot, Hershey, PA - < 1 mi.
Hershey's Chocolate Factory TourHershey's Chocolate Factory Tour, Hershey, PA - < 1 mi.
AACA Museum and Museum of Bus TransportationAACA Museum and Museum of Bus Transportation, Hershey, PA - 2 mi.
In the region:
Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster, PA - 29 mi.

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