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Founder's Hall at the Milton Hershey School

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Address: 1201 Homestead Lane, Hershey, PA 17033-0830
Phone Number: 717 520-2000
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Beautiful legacy

If you are in Hershey, stop by the Milton Hershey school and tour Founders Hall. It provides a wonderful history of the school and philanthropy of Milton Hershey to provide a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are in Hershey, stop by the Milton Hershey school and tour Founders Hall. It provides a wonderful history of the school and philanthropy of Milton Hershey to provide a world-class school and home for needy children. It's an important and interesting aspect of Hershey that most people miss.

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Hershey is still a small town, Founder's Hall gives the history of the school for boys, now coed, that Milton Hershey founded. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I cant believe I never heard about the ideals of Milton Hershey- you must visit founders hall and learn about what Milton's legacy is about. I am amazed at the opportunity provided to the young children in America who need the help. Founders hall is free, beautiful, and you will learn so much!

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Rancho Cucamonga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I liked everything and disliked nothing about all the history behind this amazing couple and their infinite generosity!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's very impressive to see the kind of work Milton Hershey did and the good that has come from the vision that he had.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

As part of our trolley tour through Hershey PA, we stopped at the Milton Hershey School and looked around. The building was very impressive. But the story of the school was an inspiration. It takes a special kind of man to give his entire fortune away to help needy kids, and to give them a shot at life.

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Suffern, New York
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a must-see when you're visiting Hershey! Founder's Hall is a museum in itself. There's a wealth of history on the walls, on the floor, and in the film, which the workers at the visitor's center will be happy to show you! They are extremely knowledgeable and lovely, and will be happy to spend as much time as you'd... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We decided to stop in to see the Hall. We ended up being there over an hour as we informed the tour guide we were in no hurry. He (Earl) was so knowledgeable and told us all about the school and the Hersheys. We also watched a short film. We found the whole story fascinating! He answered our numerous questions... More 

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Pleasant Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Founders Hall is beautiful. The hall is used for many events between the community and the school. Well worth a stop.

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Long Island
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were able to stop here on the Trolley ride from Chocolate World. Very interesting and the architecture is beautiful. Stop in if you can.

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Address: Address: 1201 Homestead Lane, Hershey, PA 17033-0830
Phone Number: 717 520-2000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey

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