BHC Visits Surprising Staten Island with Charlie Adams

Join Charlie Adams and the Berks History Center on this exciting excursion to Staten Island! During this one-day bus trip, participants will tour Staten Island’s Richmond Town and explore historic structures, homes, businesses and farms through 100 acres of breathtaking parkland. The trip includes a delicious box lunch at the picnic grounds, offering a choice […]

Ride the Rails in West Virginia

Join the BHC and White Star Tours as we enjoy three days and two nights exploring wild and wonderful West Virginia as it is bursting with colorful fall foliage!  Participants will take an all-day excursion aboard a vintage steam locomotive through Cass Scenic Railroad, and also visit a number of breathtaking sites, including Blackwater Falls […]

Walking in Jackie Kennedy’s Footsteps at Winterthur

Join the BHC and follow the path Jacqueline Kennedy took when she was touring the house at Winterthur in 1961. See the rooms and collections that inspired her to restore the White House as a celebration of American history and craftsmanship. Participants will enjoy a special guided exhibition tour by a Winterthur docent, a stroll […]

Christmas in Williamsburg

Join the BHC and White Star Tours as we get into the holiday spirit in historic Williamsburg, Virginia!  Experience a Winter Wonderland while walking the cobblestone streets of Colonial Williamsburg and visiting festive sites such as Busch Gardens Christmas Town Celebration and the Newport News Park Celebration in Lights. The cost of the trip for […]

Holiday House Tour of Waynesborough & Sugartown

Magical homes await you, all decorated with Christmas cheer! Join the BHC on this festive day trip as we explore Waynesborough and historic Sugartown. Waynesborough is the magnificent Georgian-style country manor house of Revolutionary War hero, Major General Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).  Sugartown Historic District is a National Historic District that encompasses 14 contributing buildings including […]

Historic Annapolis with Charlie Adams

Charlie Adams spends the day with history enthusiasts in Maryland's historic capital city! Enjoy a 90-minute walking tour of the United States Naval Academy, a National Historic Landmark and the second oldest of the five US service academies, educating midshipmen for the officer corps of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. After the […]

Two Du Pont Properties

Enjoy a day of impressive estates and spectacular gardens with the Berks History Center! The du Ponts in the Brandywine Valley made their names known in the world of horticulture and preservation, especially Alfred I. du Pont of Nemours and Lammot du Pont Copeland at Mt. Cuba Center. During this day-long excursion, participants will first […]

Oley Valley Barn Tour: Part IX

Discover Hidden Barn Treasures in Historic Oley Valley! During this enriching program, Greg Huber (the Sherlock Holmes of Pennsylvania barns), will share his wealth of knowledge about various Oley Valley barns, their construction, builders, and mysterious etchings. Part IX includes barns that have not been featured on previous tours. This tour is a guided driving tour. […]

BHC travels to Nova Scotia featuring Prince Edward Island

Join BHC for this unforgettable trip to Nova Scotia, with 4,600 miles of coastline, natural beauty of rolling sea, lush green forests, lakes and farmland abound! Click here for more information. To register, contact Vicky Heffner, BHC Education Curator, at or by calling 610-375-4375.

Historic Long Beach Island, NJ, with Charlie Adams

Enjoy high tides and good vibes with BHC and BHC trustee, Charlie Adams, on a one-day excursion to historic Long Beach Island, NJ!  First, guests will explore the intriguing New Jersey Maritime Museum, packed with shipwreck finds, photos, navigation equipment and more. Next, stroll through Beach Haven Historic District, which was added to the National Register […]