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Leinbachs to convene 300th anniversary reunion in Reading, Pa.

Leinbachs to convene 300th anniversary reunion in Reading, Pa.

READING, Pa.–Leinbach is among the many German family names in Berks County and in June the Leinbachs will celebrate the 300th anniversary of their arrival in the Oley Valley in 1723.

A committee, headed by Berks County Commissioner Christian Y. Leinbach, is working on a full slate of activities from June 15 to 18 in the DoubleTree Inn, Reading.

Among the presentations will be former Berks Countian Mike Leinbach, a retired NASA Shuttle director, who will talk about his career in the space industry at the finale dinner Saturday night, June 17.

A welcome dinner Thursday night June 15 will feature Leinbach family historian Laurel Miller, who will talk about the Leinbach heritage.

Friday and Saturday will feature a marketplace of Leinbach vendors, genealogical sessions, and bus tours to significant Leinbach sites around Berks County. There also will be several roundtable discussions of legendary Leinbachs, such as:

The committee invites all Leinbachs to attend.

Registration for the dinners and bus tours is needed now. For registration information, email [email protected].