The Other Mt. Vernon

  Originally scheduled on March 26, 2020 and this bus trip has been rescheduled to July 7, 2021. Please contact Vicky Heffner at 610-375-4375 for any rescheduling conflicts or additional concerns.  Built for George Washington’s step-granddaughter, Eleanor “Nelly” Parke Custis, Woodlawn is within view of Mt. Vernon. Nearby is the Pope-Leighey House, designed by Frank […]

Oley Valley Barn Tour: Part V

Discover Hidden Barn Treasures in Historic Oley Valley! Greg Huber, barn and house historian, consultant, owner of Past Perspectives and Eastern Barn Consultants (historic cultural resource companies) AND our guide for the day, will enlighten participants with his wealth of knowledge about barns while traveling throughout the Oley Valley. We will also tour the interior […]

Encounter the Wonder of Christmas: Ark Encounter & Creation Museum Multi-Day Trip

Join the BHC on this festive 4 Day, 3 Night trip to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio! During the course of the trip, participants will explore sites including the Krohn Conservatory, Creation Museum's Christmas Town, Doscher's Candy Factory, and the Newport Aquarium. The trip will conclude with an unforgettable visit to the Ark Encounter where […]

Historic Holiday House Tour

Join the BHC for a day-long immersion in PA German art and culture, and colonial Christmas traditions! This trip includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Center for PA German Studies located at the Dewees Tavern in Trappe, tours of the Henry Muhlenberg House and Speaker’s House (also located in Trappe), as well as Pottsgrove […]

BHC Crosses the Delaware with Charlie Adams

JOIN CHARLIE ADAMS AND THE BERKS HISTORY CENTER IN THIS EXCITING EXCURSION ALONG THE DELAWARE RIVER! During this one-day bus trip, participants will tour the Washington Crossing State Park Visitors Center Museum, the Washington Crossing Lower Park, and finally, the New Jersey State Museum where science, history and art tells the story of New Jersey’s […]

Oley Valley Barn Tour: Part VI

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 VI includes barns that have not been featured on previous tours. Similar to our Fall 2021 tour, […]

BHC Travels to Saratoga Springs with White Star Tours

Join the BHC and White Star Tours as we enjoy four days in the upper region of the Great Appalachian Valley exploring Lake George and its charming surrounding attractions.  Participants will tour various renowned sites, including Lake George, Saratoga Springs, Fort Ticonderoga, Lake Placid, and Prospect Mountain. The cost of the trip is $675/person for […]

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 […]