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May 2022

Second Saturday Program- Before He Was a Catcher or a Spy: Moe Berg’s Year with the 1925 Reading Keys

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

BHC trustee and baseball historian, Brian Engelhardt, presents a program about Moe Berg, who played shortstop for the Reading Keys before a 15 year major league career as a catcher. Fluent in 10 languages, Berg graduated magna cum laude from Princeton with a degree in modern languages. Following his retirement from baseball, during WWII, he engaged in espionage activity for the Office of Secret Service, predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency. Berg’s career in baseball and thereafter as a spy…

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Oley Valley Barn Tour: Part VI

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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, no lunch or bus transportation will be provided. Due to COVID related restrictions, this tour is a guided driving tour. Carpooling is encouraged. Registration is…

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