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

Folk artist Peter V. Fritsch was a beloved portrayer of Pennsylvania Dutch culture

As we draw nearer to the celebration of Easter and the earth awakens from sleep, it is an important time … Continue reading

Genetic disease takes toll on Lancaster County’s Amish

Currently, more than 50,000 Lancaster County Amish can trace their lineage to just 80 ancestors, less than a tenth of … Continue reading