3rd Saturday Programs

 

3rd Saturday Programs – Summer Series Part 2
 
Our 3rd Saturday Programs are back! We will be offering these site-wide programs throughout the summer, June-September. Program begins at the White Horse Inn unless otherwise noted. Suggested donation $2/person. All proceeds benefit the Trust. Please note, these programs will all take place outdoors and there will be no restrooms available on-site. We ask that visitors please wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing. They are weather-pending; please check our Facebook page for updates if needed.

 

August 21, 2021 • 11am

Keim Farmstead Architectural Walking Tour 

Historian and former Site Administrator of Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, Jim Lewars, will offer an exciting architectural walking tour of the Keim Farmstead. Mr. Lewars will talk about why this site is an excellent example of eighteenth-century German-influenced architecture. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about this amazing Berks County National Historic Landmark. This program will take place at the Jacob Keim Farmstead on Boyer Road on Oley.

 

September 18, 2021 • 11am 

The Eighteenth-Century Grain Economy in Southeast Pennsylvania

Join longtime Trust volunteer and board member Susan Speros as she discusses how a grist mill works, focusing on the eighteenth-century grain economy in southeastern Pennsylvania. Hear all about various gristmills in the area and learn more about how they operate and their importance during the colonial period and important role they played during the American Revolution.