Berks History Conference will explore Pennsylvania Dutch roots of county

Sime B. Bertolet, Berks History Center executive director, said the event will be about the influence of Pennsylvania Germans. The … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions

Adams County American Civil War Museum Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better … Continue reading

Underground wonders of Pennsylvania Dutch Country

There is a distinct connection between the agricultural potency of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country and the three commercial caves located … Continue reading

Der Belsnickel Suite, a symphonic work by Dave Kline performed by the Reading Philharmonic Orchestra

In my mind’s eye, the fanciful events depicted in Der Belsnickel Suite portray two special days on a family farm … Continue reading

Cavern Tours in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

If you’re looking to get underground during your visit to Pennsylvania Dutch Country there are three options available to you: … Continue reading

More than 300 attend historic Farm Festival at 240-year old Dreibelbis homestead in Virginville

Visitors at the Virginville site during the Aug. 22 event stepped back in time and enjoyed the carefully preserved farm, … Continue reading

Family Fun Friday: Local Berks County history makes for fun family outing

Gruber Wagon Works at the Berks County Heritage Center

People may be skeptical, but exploring local historical sites can be a lot of fun. My children were among those … Continue reading