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Campus Safety

The Campus Safety Building, originally called Cloverdale, was built by Milton Hershey in 1914 as a show barn with an adjacent small cottage. After extensive renovations, beginning in April 2017,...

Catherine Hall

Catherine Hall, the renovated "Flagship School" located on Pat's Hill, welcomed middle school students for the first time in August 2007. The building is named in honor of Catherine Hershey and features prominent portraits of Catherine and Milton Hershey in the building's auditorium.

Clyde Stacks Visual Arts Center

Clyde Stacks began his career in 1939 as a social studies teacher and later as an art teacher. While Mr. Stacks was indeed a master artist of his time, he...

Community Recreation Center

In order to serve the number of students who are on the MHS campus during the summer months, the Community Recreation Center, opened May 27, 2006, is a recreational and...

Copenhaver Center

Copenhaver Center opened as the first Catherine Hall on August 2, 1966, and was renovated and renamed on December 17, 1999. George and Prudence Copenhaver were hired by Milton Hershey...

Dearden Alumni Campus

Alumni Richard Purcell ’61 and Milt Purcell ’64 converted the former farmhome Glendale into an alumni home as a tribute to William Dearden and Milton Hershey.

Environmental Center

The Environmental Center in the Willow Wood barn was purchased by Milton Hershey in 1910.

Family Relations Office

Founders Hall

Founders Hall is a stately monument to Milton and Catherine Hershey and all of the individuals involved in helping them to realize their dream of building a better life for children in need.

Giant Center

Hartman Supply Center

Helen and Harry Hartman came to the School in September 1922. Mrs. Hartman immediately became housemother to the boys living at a new School building opened in 1921 called Ivanhoe....

Henry Hershey Field

Henry Hershey Field was dedicated September 22, 1984, during halftime activities of the Homecoming football game in memory of Milton Hershey’s father and in celebration of the school’s 75th year....

Heritage Center at Kinderhaus

Originally constructed circa 1817, Kinderhaus is the oldest building on the campus of the school and now serves as home to the Department of School History. Kinderhaus is German for children’s home.

Hersheypark Stadium

High Point Mansion

High Point Mansion was the home of Milton and Catherine Hershey from 1908 until Catherine’s death in 1915. High Point has served the Hershey community as a private residence, home to the Hershey Country Club, as well as corporate offices for the Hershey Company and Hershey Trust Company.


Originally constructed in 1826, The Homestead was the birthplace of Milton Hershey in 1857 and where he built the experimental chocolate factory to perfect his milk chocolate formula. 

Horticultural Center

Opened in October 1997

Hostetter Health Center

Dr. Herman H. Hostetter came to Hershey in September 1924 at the personal invitation of Milton Hershey to supervise the new community hospital located in the former home of Fanny...

Human Resources Office

Learning Resource Center

Eleanor King began working at the school on September 1, 1930, as a 6th-grade teacher until 1942 when she taught high school English and History. She remained the driving force...

Memorial Hall

Students in grades pre-K through 4 attend school at Fanny B. Hershey Memorial Hall. The elementary school building was renovated in August 2003 and nearly doubled in size.

Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private school for boys and girls in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Milton and Catherine Hershey founded the school in 1909 with money they earned from the...

Project Market

The MHS Project Market opened in the summer of 1995 as part of the Agriculture and Environmental education. Students plant, harvest and sell produce, plants, products, and Spartan Ice Cream....

W. Allen Hammond Hall

Opened on October 15, 1999 as the second Catherine Hall, the school was renamed W. Allen Hammond August 1, 2019. Hammond served as the principal of the Junior-Senior High School...

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