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Berks Road Ramble A Fun, Safe Way to Discover Local History

by Berks History Center

Mar 29, 2021
Berks History Center

The Berks History Center (BHC) is pleased to announce the return of its successful Road Ramble Event, taking place on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The Road Ramble is a self-guided driving tour that is a nod to the past, when BHC held Mystery Road Rambles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The event is an innovative experience meant to keep audiences safe while providing educational and cultural opportunities community members can enjoy with others.

Starting at the Berks History Center, 940 Centre Ave, Reading, PA, participants can ramble along Route 422 through eastern Berks County, including historic Oley Valley and Boyertown. The BHC 2021 Spring Road Ramble takes 3 – 3 ½ hours and covers 70 (+) miles. The event concludes at approximately 4 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Homestead, where BHC will hold various entertainment activities. In addition, 25 lucky Ramblers will win a Golden Ticket in their Road Ramble Packet, redeemable for special prizes.

Tour-goers will receive a BHC Road Ramble Packet including a Road Ramble Tour Booklet, a Navigator’s Guide, information on our contests, activities, a narrative CD or USB, and a Berks History Center 2021 Road Ramble Participant bumper sticker. Historical contributions cover the history of the Berks History Center, Centre Park & Widow Finney, Hopewell Furnace, Birdsboro, Old Morlatton Village, Boyertown & the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, the Oley Valley, Daniel Boone Homestead, and much more.

Tickets are $35/car for BHC Members and $45/car for non-members. Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 1, 2021. BHC Members must call the Berks History Center to get the member price. All others can buy tickets online at www.berkshistory.org/event/berks-history-2021-road-ramble/ or call The Berks History Center at (610) 375-4375 on Wednesdays to Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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