Celebrating The Women of Berks County

We are honored to celebrate Women’s History Month by recognizing some of the most influential women who called Berks County home. To usher in March for 2022, the Berks History Center will host the Second Saturday Program – First Females in Berks County: Past and...

Explore Public Arts & the Local Mural Trail 

As the winter rages on across Pennsylvania’s Americana region, you can still find inspiring and passionately-made artwork that’s accessible to the public and perfect for the whole family to explore outdoors. Add some color to your day by spotting all of the delightful...

The Origins of Oktoberfest

Oktoberfests take place worldwide every year. One of the largest celebrations of its kind takes place on the east coast in our own backyard of Reading, PA. The Reading Liederkranz’s holds the oldest and most authentic Oktoberfest in all of Pennsylvania, and offers...

The History of Everyone’s Favorite Cough Drop — Luden’s!

Cold and flu season is upon us and for relief from sore throats and painful coughs, many turn to Luden’s cough drops. For as long as we can remember, Luden’s has been a staple in many medicine cabinets and the trusted remedy parents turn to when comforting their...