The Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County is a diverse group of individuals united in a quest to acquire, preserve, and maintain historically and architecturally significant properties in Berks County, Pennsylvania.The Trust seeks to foster community involvement and support in promoting awareness and appreciation for the role these sites played in our American history.This allows the HSBC to be a major cultural magnet, drawing people to our community." The Historical Society houses materials relating to the early history of Berks County in its Museum and in the Henry Janssen Library.
This aspect utilizes advanced bone imaging techniques to visualize the tissue and estimate the response to everyday activities.
Included are works of art by Ben Austrian, Jack Coggins, Ralph D. The Henry Janssen Library is acknowledged to be one of the best and most thoroughly indexed collections of county data in Pennsylvania.
Library opening hours are Wednesday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM and Saturday, 8AM to 4PM.
A visit to the Berks County Heritage Center is a journey back through the history of Berks County.
It includes Gruber Wagon Works, which is a National Historic Landmark dating back to the late 1800s. Howard Hiester Canal Center, which documents the golden age of canal transportation, specifically, the contributions that the Union Canal and Schuylkill Navigation System made to Berks County.