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June 2017

Footprints on the Mountain

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Ride along the Gravity Railroad and recount the glory days of the many resorts and wineries that graced Mt. Penn with a presentation and book signing by local writer and historian Corrie Crupi. $8.00 non-members, $5.00 members, Free for Gold Card Members Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM Off street parking available at the Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street, Reading. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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Uncovering the Truth: 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

June 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Descendants of the 88th PA Volunteer Infantry, Mike Abouy, Todd Lessug and John Warren, share a brief history of the 88th regiment and their stories of finding original source materials. $8.00 non-members, $5.00 members, Free for Gold Card Members Off street parking available at the Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street, Reading. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Gallery Reception

June 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Celebrate the newest members of the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with friends, family, and refreshments. Only at the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit at the Berks History Center! Part of Berks History Center's Take It Back Tuesdays, held every Tuesday evening in the month of June! The 2017 Inductees will be annouced at 6:30PM! The Official 2017 Induction Ceremony will be held at Magical History Tour Part 5, the flagship event of…

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Manhattan’s Historic and Haunted Lower East Side with Charlie Adams

June 17, 2017

Charlie Adams will once again entertain participants in this ghostly tour of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The Merchant’s House Museum is the only nineteenth-century home in New York City preserved intact, both inside and out. Built in 1832 by hatter Joseph Brewster, it was later sold to Seabury Tredwell in 1840 whose daughter lived there until the 1930s. Gertrude was responsible for the preservation of this elegant home, and after her death a distant cousin opened it as…

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Carsonia Park with Paul Druzba

June 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover Carsonia Park with Paul Druzba! Mr. Druzba will share the fascinating history behind this long gone Berks County treasure with a presentation, book signing and carnivale themed cultural event. Celebrate Berks County's unique culture on Take It Back Tuesdays, every Tuesday evening in June! Refreshments Provided. Admission: $5.00

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HJL Book Club

June 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    This month we will be discussing: THE TRAIN TO CRYSTAL CITY: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II By Jan Jarboe Russell   Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a brown bag dinner.     Click here for more information about the…

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Storytime & Crafts with Kay Haring

June 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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  Fun for the whole family with Berks County native Kay Haring. Join us for a reading of “Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing” followed by arts & crafts with the author. This event is free, however reservations are required. Please call 610-375-4375. All ages welcome.

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Annual Members Meeting & Potluck Dinner

June 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Please join us for Berks History Center's 2017 Annual Membership Meeting & Potluck Dinner. Get the latest report on Berks History Center's progress and give us your feedback. Membership Matters! As a member of the Berks History Center your input is crucial to the success of our mission to preserve, educate & inspire. Following the meeting we will enjoy a potluck dinner and fellowship with members, trustees, and staff.  Please join us and bring a dish to share. Members Only. RSVP…

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July 2017

Philadelphia & the NEW Museum of the American Revolution

July 1, 2017

Enjoy a journey through the remarkable story of America’s founding and gain a deeper understanding of the people, events, and ideals that gave birth to the nation by joining the Berks History Center and visit the NEW Museum of the American Revolution. Mingle among an Oneida council meeting, stand beneath a full-scale reproduction of the Liberty Tree and view General George Washington’s headquarters tent!  Lunch will be at the historic City Tavern Restaurant which was the location of the first…

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Animal Rescue League’s 65th Anniversary Celebration

July 7, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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  Join us for an evening reception celebrating the founding of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County featuring Guest Speaker Ruth Schaffer and Berks History Center’s Museum Collection including items belonging to ARL’s founder, Mary Archer. Refreshments provided. Free Admission. Registration Required. Click here to register. 

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