Berks County Scrapbook


Welcome to Berks County

A virtual tour of some historic points of interest in Berks County.




In 1822, five bridges across the Madiencreek River washed away during a flood.
They were MOSER'S - GREENWALD'S - DREIBELBIS -
DUNKEL'S - FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE


The present day DREIBELBIS BRIDGE was built in 1869. Length: 124, Width: 16.

The Dreibelbis covered bridge is in Lenhartsville, Pa. It is still in use today
and you can cross it to go to Dunkel's Church which we will visit shortly.







GRING'S MILL AND HOMESTEAD

Located along the Tulpehocken Creek in Berks County, the mill was constructed by David Gring in 1811. The house was built in 1831.







WIDOW FINNEY'S

Named after the town's first female settler, the oldest standing building in Reading, Pa was built around 1750. It reopened as a restaurant in 1998. It is located at 4th & Cherry Streets.




Start your tour at Dunkel's Church and Cemetery
Dunkel's Farm and School
Frieden's and New Bethel Churches
Hamburg
Reading
Amityville
Fritz Cemetery, Douglass Twp
Other Stops in Berks

We hope that you enjoy our virtual tour of Berks County, and that you come in person some time soon.



Photos and narrative by Justine Walter, Berks County USGenWeb Director of Photography

Any technical problems, notify Joe

More Berks genealogy photos are available at Justine's

Berks County, Genphotos Page.




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