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

Oscar the Groundhog’s predicts more winter, plowable snow in February

Upstaging Punxsutawney Phil by almost a week, Berks County’s furry weather prognosticator, Oscar the Groundhog, says winter’s far from over. … 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Adams County American Civil War Museum Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better … Continue reading